Major Research Project

CVE80016 50 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 12 hours


12 units (150 credit points) of study associated with Master of Engineering (Civil)

Aims and objectives

This unit provides students to apply advanced technical and management skills by undertaking a minor research project on any Civil Engineering related topic. The unit will also facilitate a pathway for graduating students to undertake PhD research in one of the specialist areas of Civil Engineering.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Develop skills in planning and executing a major innovative project
2. Undertake a major research project and complete the task satisfactorily
3. Develop an advanced understanding of the process of research
4. Develop advanced skills in literature review, report writing and oral presentation
5. Demonstrate project management skills