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SSC805L - Research Thesis 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):4
EFTSL value:

0.5

Unit chair:

Bas Baskaran

Prerequisite:

Student must complete the first year of Master of Science (Research)

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

A full trimester of research and assessment-related tasks.

Content

This unit is for students to develop independent research skills. Students will be required to work on their research project and undertake scientific inquiry following successful confirmation of candidature for a Master of Science (Research) program.  Students are required to work closely with advice from their supervisor for the duration of their candidature. The research project is to be undertaken over two trimesters full time duration.  At the end of their study in this unit students will be required to complete a major research thesis, which gives them an opportunity to apply and present knowledge gained through their research investigation in a chosen field of study. Assessment of student learning will include the submission of a major thesis that will be assessed by at least two examiners and presentation of research and research findings in a formal seminar.

Assessment

Major thesis 80%, research seminar 20%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$4458$4458$14368$15304

* 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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