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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%

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