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Research Project In Geoscience (GEOL90025)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeGEOL90025
Semester 1
Semester 2
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The research project option within the Master of Geoscience will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in Practical Earth Science A and B, and associated coursework, to complete a short research project at the level of a portion of a Master of Science (Earth Science) project.

Intended learning outcomes

This subject aims to provide students with:

  • The ability to present results in oral form at a career-ready level
  • The ability to apply existing or new techniques to perform research under general direction and to produce a research report containing results that could lead to publication

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students will have gained experience in:

  • developing the ability to exercise critical judgement;
  • rigorous and independent thinking;
  • adopting a problem-solving approach to practical challenges;
  • high-level written report presentation skills;
  • oral communication, project management and presentation skills.

Last updated: 29 March 2019