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FST4100

Faculty of Science

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

36 points, SCA Band 2, 0.750 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Science

Organisational Unit

School of Science, Malaysia

Coordinator(s)

Dr Cheow Yuen Lin (FY); Dr Choo Wee Sim (S2-S1)

Offered

Malaysia

  • Full year 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester to First semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Students will undertake a supervised research project. 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. Demonstrate an understanding of the processes involved to design, develop and implement a supervised research project;

  1. Plan and critically analyse research;

  1. Use a variety of computer data systems in a proficient manner;

  1. Write and present scientific work in a potentially publishable way;

  1. Demonstrate communication skills in oral and written presentations to scientists;

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

Assessment

Thesis: 93%
Presentation: 7%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Cheow Yuen Lin (FY); Dr Choo Wee Sim (S2-S1)

Prerequisites

Completion of the requirements for levels one to three of the Bachelor of Science with Honours

Co-requisites