Civil Engineering Research Project
Get practical, disciplined and specialise. Design, plan and schedule a civil engineering research project. Specialise in transport, structure, water, environment or Geotech. Describe, summarise and evaluate research. Conclude and document findings.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- plan and conduct an engineering research project, which involves resolving a research/industry problem
- evaluate and critique on existing work/ literature and formulate a solution.
- develop a specific area of expertise and document the outcome or findings with academic rigour.
- Design, planning and scheduling of a project in the area of chosen specialisation
- literature review
- project methodology
- research proposal
- carrying out the selected project
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject provides you with the opportunity to undertake an applied research project and to prepare a minor thesis or project report. At least 400 hours of effort will be required to complete the project and thesis.
- Literature Review -1,500 words (15%)
- Report - 7,500 words (70%)
- Research proposal - 1,500 words (15%)