Research Paper

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


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours On campus/0 hours Online

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20


Assumed knowledge:
Conducting research independently 

Aims and objectives

This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a minor research investigation on any Civil or Construction Engineering related topic and prepare a research paper having potential to be published in peer-reviewed conferences or journals.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Appreciate and apply the processes involved in conducting research
2. Manage a minor project and complete the task satisfactorily taking into account available time and resources.
3. Appraise current literature and identify research gaps.
4. Discuss and interpret research findings through preparation of a written report and oral presentation.