Faculty of Science

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Science
Organisational UnitSchool of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment
OfferedClayton Full year 2015 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Danijel Belusic


Literature review, research project and synoptic meteorology laboratory including meteorological chart discussions.


On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to search and analyse research literature;

  1. Write a comprehensive research survey of a topic in atmospheric science;

  1. Understand the current state of knowledge on their chosen research problem;

  1. Perform guided research on their chosen topic at a level close to that required to publish in a research journal;

  1. Write a comprehensive honours thesis that clearly presents their results and their justifications.


Literature review (comprising written report and oral presentation): 16.7%
Research project (comprising written report and oral presentation): 83.3%
Laboratory compulsory but not otherwise assessed

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