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Unit description

Guides students to complete a final year research project which creates quality, impactful science that can effectively engage relevant stakeholders. Students consider their professional role in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or regenerative agricultural field and prepare for professional life.

Unit content

1. Understanding analytical approaches

2. Applying analytical approaches

3. Effective writing

4. Engaging research

5. Systems and integration

6. Impactful professional practice

 

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1synthesise, critically evaluate, and interpret scientific data and other information to draw rigorous conclusions related to your previously identified problem from with intellectual independence
2effectively manage successful completion of the project as part of a collaborative team
3translate and communicate your project outcomes appropriately and to have positive impact in the context of diverse cultural and disciplinary perspectives
4critically reflect on your ability to apply professional judgement and meet appropriate ethical, professional and regulatory standards in the context of your project

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. synthesise, critically evaluate, and interpret scientific data and other information to draw rigorous conclusions related to your previously identified problem from with intellectual independence
  2. effectively manage successful completion of the project as part of a collaborative team
  3. translate and communicate your project outcomes appropriately and to have positive impact in the context of diverse cultural and disciplinary perspectives
  4. critically reflect on your ability to apply professional judgement and meet appropriate ethical, professional and regulatory standards in the context of your project

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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International

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