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GYM4900 - Research Paper in Geography and Environmental Science

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Stephen Legg


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


A major research paper on a topic appropriate to geography and environmental science completed under the supervision of a staff member. This research paper will enable students to consolidate the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills acquired in their previous studies in a research context and to conduct independent research.


On successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. gained skills in research project formulation and methodology important to geography and environmental science
  2. consolidated the knowledge and skills gained in their previous studies
  3. acquired the capacity to complete and report on a research project in a professional manner.


Research paper (9000 words ) : 100%

Contact hours

2 x 2 hour seminars for the first 2 weeks of semester and then as negotiated between student and supervisor