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ENV405C - Research Project

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Stephen Legg


Not offered in 2007


The candidate undertakes individual research within a specified academic discipline, with supervision provided by a specialist in the research field. Research design and outcomes are presented in a thesis written to the conventions of the research discipline (and within Faculty Guidelines), and in a research seminar.


By completing this subject the candidate will:

  1. Gain experience in conducting independent research.
  2. Demonstrate a capacity to formulate a research question, design a research project, and collect, analyse and interpret data appropriate to addressing the research question.
  3. Demonstrate a capacity to present research outcomes in a thesis appropriate to the relevant scientific discipline, and in a research seminar.


Thesis (15000 words): 85%
Seminar (20 minutes): 15%

Contact hours

3 hour workshop/supervision per week