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ENV3990

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Monash Passport categoryResearch Challenge (Investigate Program)
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Richard Burke (Clayton - Summer); Dr Rob Bryson-Richardson (Clayton - Semester One and Two); Ms Jenny Mosse (Gippsland/OCDL)

Synopsis

An individual research project in Environmental Management relating to a relevant major area of study, conducted under supervision. Includes critical literature review, project design and data analysis, seminar attendance. Student must maintain regular contact with supervisor(s) and subject coordinator.

Assessment

Three oral reports (preliminary, 10 minutes; progress, 10 minutes; final poster session): 20%
Written reports (preliminary, 1500 words, 10%; final, 8000 words, 45%): 55%
Supervisor's assessment of project planning, conduct and development: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Rob Bryson-Richardson

Contact hours

Approximately 12 hours per week

Prerequisites

Permission of the Head of School plus students must have approval of project and supervisor prior to enrolment. In addition, students must pass 24 points of second level studies with a distinction average, including a minimum of 12 points in the discipline directly relevant to the project.

Prohibitions

SCI3739, SCI3742