SCI4120 - Science honours project
12 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.250 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Science
Leader(s): Associate Dean (Education)
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2009 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2009 (Day)
Gippsland Full year 2009 (Day)
Students undertake a supervised research project in an area of science, and present the results in a seminar.
On completion of the unit, students will be able to critically review the scientific literature in their specialist area of study; understand the processes involved in the design, development and implementation of a relevant research project; be able to complete and analyse a set of laboratory-based, computer-based, theoretical or other appropriate studies; be proficient in computer based data acquisition (where appropriate), critical analysis of results, appropriate presentation, and scientific word processing; demonstrate communication skills in both oral and written presentations, including the ability to write and present scientific work in a potentially publishable way; have acquired a range of technical skills and attitudes appropriate to their specialist area of study; have demonstrated the capability to perform a variety of scientific procedures and techniques that are essential to the satisfactory completion and reporting of a research project; have the demonstrated the potential to pursue higher studies and learning in the relevant area of study.
Consistent with the honours project assessment of the discipline. It will be advised to the student by the School Honours Coordinator.
To be advised by School Honours co-ordinator
Permission from the Associate Dean (Education)