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ASC4100

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

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36 points, SCA Band 2, 0.750 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Organisational UnitGippsland School of Applied Sciences and Engineering
OfferedGippsland Full year 2013 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester to First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor David Piedrafita

Synopsis

Students will undertake a supervised research project. Candidates may commence the honours year at the beginning of either the first or second semester. Students will carry out a research project and present the results of their study in both written and oral form. Information about research projects will be available from the course coordinator towards the end of the preceding semester.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Critically review the scientific literature in their specialist area of study;

  1. Contribute to the design, development and implementation of a relevant research project;

  1. Demonstrate advanced technical skills appropriate to their area of study;

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in data acquisition, critical analysis of results, appropriate presentation, and scientific word processing;

  1. Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist scientific audiences, in both oral and written modes;

  1. Apply the University's Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental requirements appropriately within the context of their research discipline;

  1. Apply the University's requirements regarding the ethics of conducting research on humans and/or animals appropriately within the context of their research discipline.

Assessment

Assessment will include a written thesis and oral presentation and/or oral defence. Final assessment methods and weightings will be advised by the unit coordinator prior to commencement.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Full year

Prerequisites

Completion of the requirements for levels 1 to 3 of the Bachelor of Science and entry into Honours.

Co-requisites