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

This topic aims to:

  • Enhance the students' ability to conduct independent scientific research with a focus on critical thinking and integration of concepts and project development
  • Describe and perform research skills (research design, literature review, plagiarism, ethics, and methods)
  • Perform and evaluate research communication in oral and written presentations
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be 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