Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours over first 2 days of semester, 12 hours with academic supervisor throughout the semester, organised informally with supervisor. |
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours
|Prerequisites:||150 points of ME (Geomatics)|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students should ahve some background knowledge of individual project work and report writing from breadth or capstone subjects.|
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Stephan Winter
|Subject Overview:||The Geomatics Research Project will start with a joint intensive 2 day introduction into conducting research and scientific report writing, followed by working on an individual research project under academic supervision. The project will culminate in a minor thesis and a poster presentation.|
Upon successful completion students will have the ability to:
|Assessment:||The research project will culminate in a minor thesis, reporting about the addressed research problem, approach, results and conclusions. At the beginning of the preejct the supervisor will discuss with the student expectations on a page or word limit on an individual basis, due to the variety of the characters of research projects in Geomatics, such as fieldwork, programming or literature review. Additionally the project outcomes will be presented at a joint poster session. The total workload is 240 hours and the total mark consists of a 60% component for the report and a 40% component for the poster, the latter assessed in peer review.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Engineering (Geomatics) |
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