EAE4120 - Earth, atmosphere and environment honours research project part time 2 - 2017

12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment


Dr Laurent Ailleres

Unit guides



  • Full year 2017 (Day)
  • Second semester 2017 to First semester 2018 (Day)


The unit represents the Honours research program for the School of Earth, Atmosphere, and Environment and will consist of a research project combined with coursework taken in EAE4200. The research projects will span the discipline of Environmental, Atmospheric Sciences as well as Geology and Geophysics.


On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Synthesise and summarise current knowledge from the literature.
  2. Raise and develop a scientific question after conducting literature reviews.
  3. Propose a method to test hypotheses relevant to the science question.
  4. Carry out a research project with a high degree of independence.
  5. Collect data relevant to the science question.
  6. Provide an objective analysis of the data.
  7. a sound interpretation of their data and discuss their interpretation in a scientific manner.
  8. their findings in a written form.


Thesis: 100%

Workload requirements

  • At least 2 days a week attendance at Monash
  • Regular communication and meetings with supervisors

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Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


Completion of a major offered by the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment with at least 70% average over four units offered in the School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment.



ESC4100, GPS4100, ATM410, ATS4778, ATS4779