Research Paper

CVE80001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours Face to Face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


37.5 Credit Points 
Enrolment in GC-IEM Graduate Certificate of Infrastructure Engineering Management
Enrolment in the MA-ENGPRC Master of Engineering Practice

Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a minor research investigation on any Engineering related topic and prepare a research paper having potential to be published in peer-reviewed conferences or journals.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to: 
1. Identify, evaluate, and select/ design suitable qualitative and quantitative research methods relevant for a research problem associated with engineering industries 
2. Appreciate and apply the processes involved in conducting research 
3. Manage a minor project and complete the task satisfactorily taking into account available time and resources 
4. Appraise current literature and identify research gaps 
5. Discuss and interpret research findings through preparation of a written report and oral presentation