Energy Studies Project - 2016

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Presentation - PowerPoint with notes (10%) , Report (90%)

Unit provided by

2016 Fees
Domestic 2,430.00
International 2,680.00

This is a unit that allows students to investigate a particular area of interest in significant detail. Students can propose topics or topics may be chosen from an ideas list provided. The Energy Studies Project may be based on experimental or desktop research and involve field or laboratory-based experiments, surveys, case studies, or policy research or analysis based on literature reviews and independent thought.

On successful completion of the unit, students should be able to:

  1. undertake and complete a research project in energy studies
  2. communicate about this research process and its outcomes to others in the scientific and general community.
  • Presentation — PowerPoint with notes (10%)
  • Report (90%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — This is an individual project. Full supervisory access will be provided.

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

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Project selection
2Research proposal form and plan
3Undertaking the project
4Preparation of seminar presentation
5Preparation of the final report

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Online assignment submission

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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