Semester 1
1 x 1-hour Lecture weekly
1 x 1-hour Tutorial weekly

Semester 2
1 x 1-hour Online Lecture weekly
1 x 1-hour Tutorial weekly
Enrolment not permitted
1 of BTEC9006, ENVS7720 has been successfully completed
Assignments; Fieldwork; Library Exercise; Practical Work; Tests; Tutorial Participation; Tutorial Presentation.
Topic description
This topic will introduce students to research methods in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics),
Educational aims
The educational aims are to enhance the students' ability to conduct independent scientific research with a focus on critical thinking and integration of concepts and project development.

  1. Describe and perform research skills (research design, literature review, plagiarism, ethics, and methods)
  2. Perform and evaluate research communication in oral and written presentations
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of this topic students, are expected to be able to:

  1. Describe and apply a research design process
  2. Critically evaluate the relevant literature
  3. Understand and avoid plagiarism
  4. Understand research ethics
  5. Communicate effectively to various audiences