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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Stephen Legg


A major research paper on a topic appropriate to geography and environmental science completed under the supervision of a staff member. This research paper will enable students to consolidate the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills acquired in their previous studies in a research context and to conduct independent research.


On successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. gained skills in research project formulation and methodology important to geography and environmental science
  2. consolidated the knowledge and skills gained in their previous studies
  3. acquired the capacity to complete and report on a research project in a professional manner.


Research paper (9000 words ) : 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Stephen Legg

Contact hours

2 x 2 hour seminars for the first 2 weeks of semester and then as negotiated between student and supervisor