Course Title: Major Project Part B (Implementation)

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Major Project Part B (Implementation)

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


145H Mathematical & Geospatial Sciences


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014

Course Coordinator: Dr. Colin Arrowsmith

Course Coordinator Phone: 061 3 9925 2042

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The following courses:
• GEOM2129 – Major Project Part A (Preparation).

Course Description

This course leads on from Major Project Part A (Preparation) for the part time student, and is designed to lead you through the implementation of your prepared major project plan. You will undertake any experimental work, database construction, data loading and analyses, evaluation and final write up of your major project. You will also present your project to an internal peer group audience (internal academic staff, other postgraduate students and invited industry people).

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the development of the following capabilities within your designated program:
• Advanced levels of independent and integrated practice.
• Intermediate levels of verbal and written communication.
At the conclusion of the course you will be able to:
1. Be able to synthesize and critically analyse existing literature on your particular project
2. Be able to conduct a major piece of work that addresses the set project objectives
3. Explain your major project to a peer audience (including staff, industry representatives and other students).

Overview of Learning Activities

Working to a project timeline
Liaising with project supervisor
Liaising with industry partner if applicable
Presentation at an internal seminar series

Overview of Learning Resources

Some or all of the following learning resources will be drawn upon:
Library for books, journal articles, e-Journal resources
Professional organisations
Digital data resources
Web resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be by a written report and oral presentation.