Project Planning

Subject 207-336 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Eight hours lectures, 52 hours project work and seminars
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 202-202 Experimental Design and Statistics, and completion of second-year core subjects.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Mr Nicholas Scott Williams
Subject Overview:

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • understand the importance of ethics in research;

  • identify sources of knowledge;

  • identify the important components of a horticultural problem;

  • work as part of a group to investigate a problem;

  • collect information relevant to the problem and write a literature review related to the problem;

  • plan an investigation to test hypotheses related to the problem; and

  • initiate a program of investigation into the problem.

Groups of students will select a problem to be studied during the course of this subject. Appropriate literature and other resources will be consulted to provide a background to the problem and a plan of action will be formulated to begin investigating the problem.

Assessment: Literature review of 2000 words (50%), seminar (15%), assessed input to project management (35%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Horticulture

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