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Unit Code: 630

Industry Research

This unit provides the opportunity for students to undertake industry-based research that will augment professional work in pavement engineering and form a foundation for future learning and professional development. It will impart cognitive skills to think critically about research methods, planning, analysis and presentation. The unit continues work undertaken in Unit 629 Industry Research Proposal and encompasses a thorough international literature review and the analysis, interpretation and presentation of data. The research provides an opportunity for the practical application and integration of the student’s professional background and skills, and studies in supporting units of the Master of Pavement Technology.

Unit Specifications
Programs Master of Pavement Technology (MPT) (AQF Level 9)
Unit Name Industry Research
Unit Code 630
Duration One semester
Credit Points 1
Delivery Mode Online
  • Unit 600: Fundamentals of Roads and Pavements,
  • Unit 613: Road Construction & Drainage Principles
  • Unit 629: Industry Research Proposal

Plus, any 4 elective units

Co requisites


Unit Chair Dr Jo Devine
Unit Topics

There are no formal Unit Topics in this Unit. The research being undertaken is student focussed and self-paced. The following resources are provided to students who also have access to their workplace mentor and the Unit Chair.

  • Industry Research Student Guide
  • Industry Research Thesis Style Guide
  • Introduction to Data Analysis, Interpretation, Correlation and Presentation