Energy Studies Project

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Murdoch University
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About this unit

Energy Studies Project is an online unit provided by Murdoch University and Open Universities Australia that requires you to select a particular area of interest and carry out an investigative research project.

Projects can consist of either experimental or desktop research and involve laboratory or field-based experiments, surveys, case studies, policy research or literature reviews. The unit gives you the possibility of investigating a specific topic relating to energy studies that is of particular interested to you.

In doing so, you will strengthen your confidence in overseeing a project from the initial research phase through to completion, as you’re given the freedom to select your own research methods.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Graduate Diploma in Energy and the Environment
  • Graduate Diploma in Energy Studies

Areas of study

In the Energy Studies Project unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Project selection
  • Research proposal form and plan
  • Undertaking the project
  • Preparation of seminar presentation
  • Preparation of the final report

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Graduate Diploma in Energy and the Environment, Murdoch University
  • Graduate Diploma in Energy Studies, Murdoch University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Energy Studies Project is an essential unit for individuals studying in the field of energy and the environment. Over the course of the unit you will learn to put into practice the research methods you have covered in your previous studies. In addition, you will appreciate the process of executing your own independent project, and overcoming any challenges that may arise.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Energy Studies Project from Murdoch University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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