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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tony Patti


This unit will allow students to undertake a small independent research project under the supervision of one or more experienced members of the academic staff of the Faculty of Science. The project provide an opportunity for students to develop their problem-solving skills, as well as providing experience in literature review, oral presentation, report-writing, and related skills. Students may also formulate a research topic with the intention of developing their skills in fieldwork, laboratory work, critical literature review, data reduction and analysis, and interaction with an external interested party, such as a cooperating Government department.


Written project report (10000-15000 words): 95%
Oral presentation of project: 5%

Chief examiner(s)

Assoc Prof Tony Patti


by permission of the BEnvSc coordinator