• Code EMSC8030
  • Unit Value 6 to 18 units
  • Offered by Research School of Earth Sciences
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Research
  • Course subject Earth and Marine Science
  • Areas of interest Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2014
    First Semester 2014
    Autumn Session 2014
    Winter Session 2014
    Second Semester 2014
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Students will do a research project under the supervision of one of the academic staff. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Plan and engage in an independent investigation of a chosen research topic supervised by an academic;

2. Identify relevant theory and concepts from the literature and relate these to their own research project;

3. Apply relevant research techniques and methods for data collection and analysis;

4. Evaluate and interpret obtained data within the framework of overarching research questions; and

5. Communicate concepts and results clearly and effectively both in writing and orally.





Indicative Assessment

The research project will be assessed after the first year of enrollment (mid-term assessment) and at the completion of the research project

Both assessments will consist of a

• Research log/lab book (10% LO 1 & 3)

• Seminar (20%; LO LO 1-5)

• written report on the research project (70% LO 1-5)



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Workload

This can be taken as a variable unit course depending on the conceptual difficulty and research orientation as arranged between the student, convenor and supervisor before enrolling. The research project will be normally completed over 2 or more consecutive semesters.





Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Earth Sciences to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Depending on the discipline area of the research project, background knowledge in chemistry, mathematics, biology or physics might be required.





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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 18 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
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $194 per unit
2004 $321 per unit
2005 $383 per unit
2006 $420 per unit
2007 $420 per unit
2008 $486 per unit
2009 $486 per unit
2010 $486 per unit
2011 $491 per unit
2012 $491 per unit
2013 $491 per unit
2014 $491 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $565 per unit
2004 $575 per unit
2005 $575 per unit
2006 $603 per unit
2007 $603 per unit
2008 $603 per unit
2009 $603 per unit
2010 $625 per unit
2011 $626 per unit
2012 $626 per unit
2013 $626 per unit
2014 $627 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1582 01 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 31 Mar 2014 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3470 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4491 01 Apr 2014 18 Apr 2014 18 Apr 2014 30 Jun 2014 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5521 01 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 18 Jul 2014 30 Sep 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7460 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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