HONOURS BOTANY

BOT4HNX

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject code caters to Honours students who wish to complete their 4th year honours program part-time, over 18 months. In all other respects this subject is equivalent to BOT4HNA and BOT4HNB. This subject of study represents a part-time program, which students may commence in either February or July. This fourth year course is available to students who have fulfilled the requirements of a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Wildlife & Cons.Biol.), Bachelor of Biological Sciences (Advanced Science), or Bachelor of Conservation Biology and Ecology, provided their previous academic record is of a sufficient standard. The course consists of a supervised research project, together with other prescribed work including essays, workshops and seminars. Students should consult with potential supervisors during their final undergraduate year.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Hoebee

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Honours students are expected to have achieved a grade average of at least 70% in at least 60 credit points of third-year subjects germane to the discipline and a third-year average of at least 65%

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BOT40HON, BOT41HON

Equivalent subjects BOT41HON

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Hoebee

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Independent Research Week: 10 - 22
One 5.0 days independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
literature review10
oral presentation workshop, scientific poster and seminarThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for both BOT4HNA and BOT4HNB.20
research thesis70

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Hoebee

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 5.0 days independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
literature review10
oral presentation workshop, scientific poster and seminarThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for both BOT4HNA and BOT4HNB.20
research thesis70