• Code SCNC2021
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Faculty of Science
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
    First Semester 2016
    Autumn Session 2016
    Winter Session 2016
    Second Semester 2016
    Spring Session 2016
    See Future Offerings

Students must submit a Research Project Summary form for this course. Further information below.

The course will consist of a research project relevant to the student's coursework. It may be conducted in collaboration with an employer or other business or government body or it may be a project that encompasses many disciplines in science and relate to an issue or interest relevant to many areas.

The details of the project will be negotiated between the student and the supervisor/s and be approved by the relevant Associate Dean (Education). 

Learning Outcomes

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

The nature of this course means that the learning outcomes are very individual and specific. However, in general, on satisfying the requirements of this course students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Under Supervision, plan and engage in an independent science research investigation including analysis and interpretation of results; (LO1)

2. Systematically review relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, and draw appropriate conclusions; (LO2)

3. Appropriately apply statistical or other evaluation processes to original data;(LO3)

4. Understand and apply ethical standards of conduct in the collection and evaluation of data and other resources; (LO4)

5. Communicate research concepts and contexts clearly and effectively both in writing and orally. (LO5)

Other Information

Students must fill out a Research Project Summary form as well as Enrolment Change form and seek approval from the Associate Director of Science Education of the relevant discipline. Once the forms have been filled and signed they must be submitted to the Science Central Office on the Ground Floor of the Peter Baume Building #42.

Indicative Assessment

• Research Project (80%) (LO1-5)

• Seminar (20%) (LO5)

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Workload

130 hours (6 units), 260 hours (12 units) over the relevant semester or session.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the ANU Joint Colleges of Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

N/A

Assumed Knowledge

Requires 48 units toward a Science undergraduate degree.

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:
2
Unit value:
6 to 12 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $546 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $728 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
1005 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 In Person N/A
1762 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 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
2021 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A
4505 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 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
5013 01 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2016 In Person N/A
5684 01 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2016 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
6003 01 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 30 Sep 2016 In Person N/A
6753 01 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 30 Sep 2016 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
7031 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A
9522 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9003 01 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016 In Person N/A
9639 01 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016 In Person N/A

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