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DEV4100

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
OfferedClayton Full year 2013 (Day)
Monash Medical Centre Full year 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2013 (Day)
Monash Medical Centre Second semester to First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Robert De Matteo

Synopsis

Students undertake a supervised research project. Candidates may commence the honours year at the beginning of either first or second semester. Further information is available from the course coordinator, the Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology website and at a meeting held with prospective students during second semester of third year.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Critically review the scientific literature that underpins the area of the research project;

  1. Undertake a supervised research project and contribute to project design and management;

  1. Apply appropriate laboratory techniques, research methodologies and data analysis methods to collect, interpret and report research findings;

  1. Effectively present research and findings orally showing a firm grasp of the area;

  1. Analyse research undertaken in the context of the discipline area and report findings in an extended written report.

Assessment

Literature review of research project: 15%
Written thesis: 65%
Thesis defence: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Co-requisites