ERS481 Project Report in Engineering and Environmental and Rural Science

Updated: 13 March 2019
Credit Points 6
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in a postgraduate award and permission of head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions EM481 or EM581 or ERS381 or ERS581or NR481 or NR611 or NR681

Enrolment in ERS481 must be approved by the Head of School or nominee. The unit handbook outlines the process for enrolment. Please refer to the Project Handbook for further information, and complete and submit Approval Form A, instructions on how to do this are outlined within the Handbook. Students will be required to negotiate a topic or project with one or more supervisors and have this approved with Form A. Approval is dependent on the availability of supervision and resources.

Combined Units ERS381 - Project Report in Engineering and Environmental and Rural Science
ERS581 - Project Report in Engineering and Environmental and Rural Science
Coordinator(s) Susan Wilson (
Unit Description

This special topic program is tailored to meet the needs of individual students and involves guided reading, report and essay assignments, project studies and field or laboratory investigations as appropriate. Enrolment is subject to approval by the Head of School. Further details about the unit and gaining enrolment approval are available from the unit coordinator.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Individual Assessment Task 100% 6000
Assessment Notes

Assessment tasks will vary with individually tailored programs of student learning.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. pursue specialised and independent study under academic supervision; this will demonstrate the student's ability to work autonomously and use their own well-developed sense of judgment within the project;
  2. analyse, evaluate and interpret information and data;
  3. communicate through written work the findings of their independent study; and
  4. prepare and submit an assessment task that includes literature findings of the independent study.