(Honours) Research Project Application

(Honours) Research Project Application

This application is either for a Honours Research Project or for a Research Project course.
  • Research project courses are required in several programs, normally for eligible fourth-year students. The following policies must be satisfied in order to obtain permission to complete a research project course:
  • 1. Must have a Redeemer cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 7.0 and be (normally) enrolled as a fourth-year student.
  • 2. Must have a research project course as part of the program requirements.
  • 3. The course must be offered during the regular teaching term (fall or winter).
  • Provide your RUC email address. All correspondence regarding this application will be sent to this email.
  • Enter either 0.75, 1.5 or 3.0 credits.
  • Select the term the course is to be taken.
  • Provide a rationale for why you are requesting to take a course by independent study.
  • Provide the faculty's name that has agreed to supervise the course
  • Provide the supervising faculty's Redeemer email address. This application will be sent to the faculty member for approval.
  • The following policies must be satisfied in order to obtain permission to complete the research project:
  • * A request to undertake a research project course must first be approved by the Registrar's Office. Initial agreement of supervising faculty member is also required. If the Registrar approves the request, it will be submitted to the appropriate Dean for final approval
  • * The student must also, in consultation with the supervising faculty member, prepare a research proposal. The research proposal must be include: 1. Learning Outcomes 2. Brief overview of the project and expected results. 3. Reports, papers, presentations or assignments to be submitted 4. The percentage of the final grade that each report, paper, presentation or assignment is worth, including the penalty for late submission. 5. Dates of completion at various states of the course, including submission and approval of a research ethics application if required. The deadline for the submission of the final requirement will be the last day of classes in the term.
  • * The student is expected to spend approximately 45 hours per credit hour on the course (135 hours for a 3.0 credit course). It is the student's responsibility to complete the application, develop the project proposal, and submit both by the stated deadlines.
  • *DEADLINES: All applications to undertake a research project must normally be submitted to the Registrar's Office by April 30 for fall term projects and by December 15 for winter term projects. (Students who add 490 during the summer months may have until August 30 to submit their application for a fall term project).
  • *The project proposal are to be submitted, by the Registrar's Office, to the appropriate Dean by September 30 for fall term projects and by January 31 for winter term projects; although it is recommended that they be sent as early as possible to give the student adequate time to undertake the required research.
  • By providing your name, you are indicating that the above information is accurate and that you agree to the policies as outlines.