SLE761 - Professional Research Practice


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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 1 hour workshop per week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 1 hour online workshop per week.


The aim of this unit is to introduce students to the principles of academic writing and broad presentation skills in science communication, along with developing an understanding of a range of topics related to research planning which include; scientific research policies and procedures, accessing scientific literature, research project planning, ethics and integrity. Students will also gain an understanding of intellectual property and research commercialisation, along with the opportunity to consider their career aspirations and undertake tasks for professional skills development.

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