Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Creswick - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Creswick - Taught on campus.
This subject is taught over two semesters. Students enrolling in this 25 point continuing result subject should also enrol in this subject in the following semester to achieve the full 50 points - your student centre will be able to assist with your enrolment. Students wishing to undertake the full 50 point project in one semester should enrol into FRST90075 Long Research Project.
This subject can be studied at Creswick, Burnley or Parkville.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 25 hours per semester, 50 hours across the two semesters. Students may be required to attend a weekly workshop. |
Total Time Commitment:
300 hours per semester. 600 hours total time commitment across the two semesters.
Undertaking a research project is conditional upon obtaining approval from a supervisor with consideration to appropriate subjects undertaken in their Masters
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 Patrick Lane
The Research Project develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a substantial body of work, to find solutions to an issue, and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project topic is developed in close collaboration between student and academic supervisors. Project definition is completed shortly after commencement of the semester of enrolment in the subject, and requires approval from the subject coordination committee. Logistic assistance for projects is coordinated on a case-by-case basis. Each student prepares a short oral presentation on their project proposal, which is peer-reviewed, as well as a written proposal (5-8 pages) to be assessed by the subject coordination committee. A more detailed oral presentation is presented on the final results of the project to an audience of Faculty staff.
On completion of the Forest Research Project students should have:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will have:
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science |
Master of Urban Horticulture
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