This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum.
The Honours Thesis is intended to promote the development of researching including communication and technical skills through an in-depth investigation of a particular area under the guidance of an academic supervisor. The principle objectives are for students to show initiative, acquire new knowledge, develop basic research skills, and develop insight in assimilating and critically evaluating ideas. Students will present an oral research proposal detailing their research area and methodology, they will communicate through a final presentation their overall project achievement and will submit a written thesis describing the research work.
This topic aims to provide research training for students in various disciplines of STEM. This is achieved through the completion of a research project and production of a research thesis describing the project. Specifically, the topic aims to: