• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Environmental Management & Development
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Keith Barney
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

This course allows students to prepare a research proposal, on a topic of their choice, that can be implemented in Semester 2 as part of EMDV8066 Research Project.

This course is a requirement (with a minimum Distinction grade) for students wanting to enrol in EMDV8066 Research Project in Semester 2.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will:

1.    Be able to develop research questions and hypotheses

2.    Be able to carry out a critical literature review, using well developed analytical and synthesis skills

3.    Understand research design, and be able to choose rigorous and practical research methods to address a problem focused research question(s)

4. Be able to structure, present and write a research proposal, using high level written and verbal communication skills

Other Information

A distinction average (70%) in the intial componet of the degree is required to enrol in this course

Indicative Assessment

Outline of proposal, critical literature review, presentation of research proposal, research proposal

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Workload

Ten hours per week (including 3.5 contact hours)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must also be enrolled in EMDV8102.

Prescribed Texts

Reading material will be discussed with the course convener and will depend on the topic of relevance to the student

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 2
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
3116 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person
4870 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 Online

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