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Unit details

SSC803 - Research Planning and Management

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne); Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in Master of Science (Research)

Unit chair:

Morley Muralitharan





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

22 hours of class and seminars


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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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