Represents the second stage of the research project commenced in the unit Engineering Thesis I. This stage involves conducting the research project formulated in Engineering Thesis I and communicating the results and conclusions in both written and oral formats.
Students are required to work independently on their chosen research topic under the guidance of their academic supervisor.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||execute a previously developed research plan, adapting the plan if necessary as the research proceeds, and working within the available time and resource constraints||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||collect, arrange and critically analyse results at a standard expected for publishable research||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||critically evaluate research results in the context of existing knowledge||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||communicate research outcomes through an original research paper prepared in the style of a peer-reviewed academic journal||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||communicate research outcomes through a short seminar and poster prepared in the style for a typical academic research conference.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture on-site 2 hours (2 weeks)|
|Original Research Paper||90%|
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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