Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Schools

Chemical Engineering School, Civil Engineering School, Info Tech & Elec Engineering, Mech & Mine Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

1 Lecture hour, 2 Contact hours

Incompatible

SCIE1010 and SCIE1017

Prerequisite

Permission Associate Dean (Academic) EAIT and GPA >5.5

Restricted

Enrolment restricted to maximum of 60 students.

Assessment methods

Research Centre Overview, Reflections, Annotated Bibliography, Critical Review of Research Article, Virtual Conference paper and poster, Peer review session, Participation in laboratory tour; Completion of 10 hrs in research laboratory.

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh (l.kavanagh@uq.edu.au)

Work Integrated Learning

Industry Placements

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course introduces students to the nature of research & why it is essential to our modern way of life. What are the current big questions in research? Who conducts research? What do they investigate & why? Key elements of good research design are also considered, & the concepts of intellectual property & commercialisation are introduced contextually by UQ research leaders. Students will have an opportunity to engage with the vibrant research culture at UQ, with a 10 hour placement in a research centre that reflects their interests. Research careers are dynamic & exciting - find out if this career path is for you when you join UQ's world-class research community through this introductory course.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile