Postgraduate | USA-MEMG520 | 2023
Minor Thesis 1 (Eng)
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Design and engineer a research proposal to prepare for a minor thesis. Choose your specialisation and build expertise. Focus on and evaluate an industry specific problem and find a solution. Be precise and get critical. Report discoveries.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 27 Feb 2023
About this subject
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.
- Report writing style guide
- Project proposal guide
- Project progress report
- Thesis writing
This subject provides you with the opportunity to undertake an applied research project and to prepare a minor thesis. It includes design, planning and scheduling of a project in the area of chosen specialisation; literature review; project methodology; research proposal; significant progress in carrying out the selected project. At least 400 hours of effort will be required to complete the project and thesis.
- Research Proposal - 1500 words (10%)
- Weekly Progress Report - 100 words (5%)
- Final Report 7500 - 10000 words (85%)
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