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SSC803 - Research Planning and Management

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Morley Muralitharan





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour classes per week.


In this unit students learn about a range of topics including; scientific research policies and procedures, research ethics, planning and managing a research project, and research integrity. Students will also have the opportunity to study intellectual property and commercialising research. This is a foundational unit in the Master of Science (Research) program, which will provide students access to library resources and occupational health and safety training. Students will be required to attend and contribute to a range of research seminars and classes throughout the Trimester to reinforce their learnings.


Assignment 1 30%, assignment 2 30%, contribution to a range of research seminars and classes 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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