SEN700 - Research Methodology

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil; For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463: Completion of 22 credit points

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour online content per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online workshop per week.

Content

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 scope, plan, implement and evaluate research and developments in engineering. Students will be required to engage actively by rigorously searching and interpreting relevant information, summarising and evaluating findings, critically analysing gaps and proposing research to generate new knowledge. The knowledge and skills developed in this unit will allow students to adapt and evolve into engineers who are able to judge the quality and limitations of their own professional practice.

Unit Fee Information

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