ENVL 7003 Urban Research Report

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 101637

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Description This capstone unit requires students to write a 5,000 word comprehensive research report on a local or international urban planning issue. Students will select a research topic of individual interest, and work to assemble a range of evidence to address the research question. This facilitates an opportunity for students to apply their skills and knowledge acquired in the Master's program, through a high level of work and quality engagement in an authentic and professional context.

School Social Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 1299 - Urban Management Placement Thesis

Restrictions Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Formulate a successful research proposal for independent research
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and critical analysis skills in the production of a literature review
  3. Identify an appropriate research method to address the particular research question, and assemble a range of evidence to address it.
  4. Apply their skills and knowledge in a sustained program of research writing
  5. Produce a clear report of the outcomes of the research project, based on application of the skills and knowledge acquired

Subject Content

Write a Research Proposal that frames a research question and indicates an appropriate research method by which to address it.
Undertake an independent research project under the supervision of an academic supervisor.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Proposal 1000 words 20 N Individual
Report 5000 words 80 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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2022 Semester 2

Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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