Building Dissertation 2 - 2016

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Unit summary

CME409

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 4
  • Study load: 0.25 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP4
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP2 , SP3
  • Assessment: Dissertation (80%) , Presentation (20%)

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2016 Fees
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Domestic 2,228.00
HECS 2,228.00
International 2,478.00

Complete literature review; undertake field study research, analyse and report results. Produce and present the dissertation.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. evaluate existing literature and document theory that supports an argument for research into a particular area related to construction
  2. apply research methods appropriate to a particular chosen research paradigm
  3. integrate and analyse field study data to develop new theory associated with chosen dissertation topic. 
  • Dissertation (80%)
  • Presentation (20%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

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In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

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This unit addresses the following topics.

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1As this unit is an individual research project - there are no set topics and students will be provided assistance each week through a supervisor.

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission

Print based materials

  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Online Assessment

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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