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Special Studies (AGRI30022)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5Online, On Campus (Parkville), and On Campus (Dookie)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeAGRI30022
Dookie, Parkville
Dookie, Parkville
Summer Term - Online
Summer Term - On Campus
Semester 1 - On Campus
Semester 2 - On Campus
Semester 2 - On Campus
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject involves a supervised study of an area of scholarship chosen by the student in consultation with an appointed supervisor. The subject encourages independent, critical thought and self-directed enquiry. Students should develop their ability to plan work and use available time effectively. This is an individualised subject, which enables students to pursue studies in areas of agriculture and related fields, not otherwise covered in the normal subjects offered within the degree structure. Students who complete this subject should be able to demonstrate:

  • In-depth knowledge of a specific contemporary topic in agriculture and land management
  • The ability to analyse and report on the topic in a manner appropriate to the methodology developed
  • An advanced capability for development of processes for acquisition, management, analysis, integration and interpretation of data and information

Intended learning outcomes

Students who have successfully completed this subject will

  • Have gained increased capacity for independent inquiry
  • Have an enhanced capacity for taking the initiative in self-directed research
  • Have an increased capacity for theoretical reflection and argument

Last updated: 30 July 2019