Unit

School Of Science

Field Project 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300914.2

Discipline: NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Zhonghua Chen


Equivalent Units
300660 - Field Project 2

Prerequisite
300913 Field Project 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students enrolling in the external offering of this unit must be externally enrolled in Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health). All other students enrolling externally will need Unit Coordinator approval. Students who completed Field Project 1 Unit in a previous year (i.e. are not continuing directly into this unit) will need to demonstrate that they have the data from this earlier Unit that can be used to produce an analysis and a report for their original client.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 2H  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - COMPOSITE  Zhonghua Chen  Timetable not available  
2021 2H  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Zhonghua Chen  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This is the second of two units (Field Project 1 & Field Project 2) that are designed as ‘capstone’ units of study for the Bachelor of Natural Science degree. They draw together the skills acquired in previous years of the degree course and apply them in the context of a year-long research project exploring a real world problem on behalf of a client in industry, government or community agency. In the first unit the student will have developed skills in scoping, planning, and piloting methods for a research project. In this second Field Project unit the student will collect and organise a significant body of relevant field data, analyse this and present the conclusions and recommendations in the form of a report to the client that provides the student’s answers to the client’s initial problems. The student then undertakes a critical review of the whole process to identify lessons for both personal and professional development and future career planning.


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3669.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)CONTINUING
3670.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
3726.1Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.2Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.3Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCURRENT
3732.1Bachelor of Science (Zoology)/Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6003.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of Natural ScienceCONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M3084.1Environmental ConsultingCONTINUING
M4011.1Environmental ConsultingCONTINUING
M4013.1Natural ScienceCONTINUING
M4014.1Social SciencesCONTINUING
M4015.1BusinessCONTINUING
M4016.1Natural ScienceCURRENT
M4017.1Social SciencesCURRENT
M4018.1BusinessCURRENT
MT3014.1ZoologyCURRENT
MT3015.1Animal ScienceCURRENT
MT3018.1Environmental FuturesCONTINUING




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