SCIENCE HONOURS B

SCI4SHB

2015

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

The honours program includes advanced studies in applied science and an introduction to research. Each student undertakes a research project, representing 65% of the honours program, and reports the outcomes in a thesis and at a seminar. The coursework (35% of the program)comprises an introduction to research methods and a number of specialised topics in applied science.

SchoolSchool of Molecular Sciences/LIMS

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites SCI4SHA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This unit represents one semester of a year-long unit.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design and develop a research plan.

Activities:
Submit a research plan.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Swift

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake supervised research throughout the academic year, and attend such coursework as is specified for the honours program. Attendance at Departmental seminars is mandatory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Methods: assessed by assignments during the academic year10 01
Research project: one 17,500-word thesis, one 20-minute seminar and one 10-minute oral examination65
Three specialized topics assessed by examination and/or assignments, each equivalent to 3000 wordsThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for SCI4SHA and SCI4SHB.25

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Bradley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake supervised research throughout the academic year, and attend such coursework as is specified for the honours program. Attendance at Departmental seminars is mandatory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Methods: assessed by assignments during the academic year10 01
Research project: one 17,500-word thesis, one 20-minute seminar and one 10-minute oral examination65
Three specialized topics assessed by examination and/or assignments, each equivalent to 3000 wordsThe assessment components listed are the combined assessment for SCI4SHA and SCI4SHB.25