British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/eeng8303

BCIT

EENG 8303 - Applied Research Project

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

The goal of the course is to provide the student with an opportunity to work independently on an applied research project associated with an environmental or sustainable development issue or procedure. Under the supervision of an academic adviser, the student will develop a research proposal outlining the project scope, goals, methods and deliverables. The research project options include either a systematic review of literature with recommendations for a future project or initiative; or a data gathering study that follows an established quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research design. The project will involve but not be limited to: (1) A comprehensive review and synthesis of existing research or information from published literature, industrial or governmental reports, or policy analysis with a recommendations chapter or further research proposal; (2) A case study or a survey related to environmental or sustainability aspects of technology, resource industry, energy, etc.; (3) A correlational study; or (4) A field or a laboratory experiment. Students will learn to rely on their critical thinking and analytical skills to investigate, evaluate, and synthesize collected data or information in order to provide comprehensive conclusions and recommendations resulting from their research.

Prerequisite(s)

EENG 8300 And Departmental Approval.

Credits

10.0

Cost

$1,029.27

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 79258

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Jun 22 25 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Jun 22 Distance

Instructor

Olga Petrov

Course Outline

Cost

$1,029.27

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Students must register no later than January 15th. Contact Program Assistant at 604-432-8539, BCIT_EENG@bcit.ca. for registration process. Departmental approval needed. Please contact Lorne Sampson for approval for Hydrosphere/Lithosphere topics: 604-432-8344 or lorne_sampson@bcit.ca; Olga Petrov for approval on Atmosphere/Energy topics: 604-456-8017 or Olga_Petrov@bcit.ca.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Present background information on a selected topic by conducting a systematic literature review and organize retrieved information in an excel file.
  • Articulate the state of current knowledge of a particular environmental issue or procedure.
  • Plan, design and develop a research project and present the outcomes in a research project proposal in accordance with standard engineering / science format guidelines.
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply quantitative and qualitative research methods to process and analyze collected data and/or interpret published results.
  • Apply knowledge and analytical skills acquired during the EET program to propose solutions, recommendations and conclusions which could inform industry, scientific community, managers, policy makers, planners and general public on environmental and sustainability issues.
  • Prepare a comprehensive applied research project report in accordance with standard engineering/ science format guidelines.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

EENG 8303 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of EENG 8303 - Applied Research Project? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Contact Information

Suggest course days and times

If you are interested in taking this course on-campus (classroom delivery only) and would like to see it offered on specific days and/or at specific times, please indicate your preferences below. Day and time suggestions are not applicable to online courses.

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is currently open for the Winter 2018 term.

A sneak preview of Spring/Summer 2018 term courses is also now available here.

Students may register for Spring/Summer 2018 term courses online, by phone, mail or in-person starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST).

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid ›

© BCIT