SEN700 - Research Methodology
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465, S466, S467: Completion of 18 credit points.
For students enrolled in S550, S652, S751, S752, S756, S757, S758, S759: Nil.
For students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval.
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2 hour practical experiences (workshop) per week.
Research skills are essential for engineers as it helps them find answers to questions, understand trends and prepare for practice. This unit provides students with a structured program to develop skills required to search, locate, manage and critically review research and developments in engineering. Students will be guided through active learning opportunities in weekly workshops to be inquisitive. Through literature reviews, you will identify gaps, generate significant research questions, learn suitable research and engineering methodologies and prepare a research proposal to answer research questions and generate new knowledge. The knowledge and skills developed in this unit will allow students to identify problems and plan projects. Research skills allows engineers to judge the quality and limitations of their own practice and that of others.
To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.
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