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GEN3990

Faculty of Science

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Alan Neale

Synopsis

This unit provides the opportunity for high-achieving students to undertake an individual research project in Genetics with an academic supervisor. It includes a critical literature review, experimental design and data analysis, and seminar attendance. The student must maintain regular contact with supervisor(s) and subject coordinator.

Assessment

Three oral reports (preliminary, 10 minutes; progress, 10 minutes; final poster session): 20%
Written reports (preliminary, 1500 words, 10%; final, 8000 words, 45%): 55%
Supervisor's assessment of project planning, conduct and development: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Alan Neale

Contact hours

Approximately 12 hours per week

Prerequisites

Permission of the Head of School plus students must have approval of project and supervisor prior to enrolment. In addition, students must have a distinction average across 24 points of second level units, including a minimum of 12 points from GEN2041, GEN2052, MOL2011 and MOL2022.

Prohibitions

SCI3740, SCI3739, BIO3990