Research Project (Level 7) (30 credits)

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The aim of this paper is for students to experience the challenges of undertaking research, to develop the skills needed for planning and designing research, to research a topic using the literature, to gather and work with data, to report their results, and interpret and critique the outcome. Students will undertake their project in a resource management context of their choice.

Content Outline:

  • Articulate a research question
  • Prepare a proposal addressing the research question
  • Determine the requirements for gathering, working with and interpreting data
  • Critically evaluate and appraise published literature
  • Write a scientific report in a publishable format


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