HONOURS IN BIOCHEMISTRY
Credit points: 60
The full program lasts approximately nine months and starts early February. This course is available to students who have fulfilled the requirements of a Bachelor of Science degree, provided that their previous academic record is of sufficient standard. The honours year consists of an individual research project under supervision and a course-work component. Students should consult with potential supervisors during their final year to discuss placement and design of the research project. The course-work component includes written assignments based on a lecture course and a seminar.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorMarc Kvansakul
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in SHBIS or SHS or SHMES or SHMC.
Incompatible subjects BCH40HON, BCH42HON
Equivalent subjects BCH42HON
Special conditions This unit of study represents the second semester of a year-long program. Students must complete BCH4HNA and BCH4HNB in the one academic year.
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment size18
Enrolment information Subject to staff availability Academic merit
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMarc Kvansakul
Three 4.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Laboratory induction course covers 3 half days"
Two 15.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students would be expected to spend 35 hours a week in the lab."
Six 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"An average of 12 Departmental Seminars in total per semester"
Three 0.5 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each student gives 3x15min seminars over the course of the year."
|course-work||Composed of assignments and a seminar on a research paper. The assessment components listed are the combined assessment for BCH4HNA and BCH4HNB.||30|
|research component||Literature review; seminar on research proposal; research report; seminar on research outcomes; oral examination; supervisor mark.||70|