Sustainability Dissertation 1
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- 29 Aug 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify relevant concepts, theories and approaches to understand the research topic and determine the scope of a chosen research project
- critically analyse the current body of knowledge, based on available literature and formulate the research problems
- develop a research proposal by considering an appropriate design of research methodology
- Students will be introduced to various research methods (qualitative, quantitative and including how to undertake a literature review) that can be applied to a specific research question that relates to a topic covered throughout their Masters study, including but not limited to sustainability, transport, waste, energy, water, housing, construction, development, planning and policy. Students will develop a research question, undertake a literature review, critically analyse the literature found and, if relevant, conduct primary data collection under supervision and in line with Curtin Ethics approval.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:andandandandandand
- Other requirements - Access to the internet. Provide an email address.
The development and completion of a research proposal determined in consultation with supervisor(s) relating to the student's field of specialisation. The research proposal includes an extensive study of the relevant literature and the appropriate design of research methodology.
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- Literature Review Report (60%)
- Research Proposal (40%)
Current study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
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