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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

36 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.750 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton Full year 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Full year 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester to First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Philip MacKinnon (Clayton); Dr Charles Clarke (Sunway)


Students will undertake a supervised research project. Candidates may commence the honours year at the beginning of either the first or second semester. 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.


Students can:

  1. design and implement a supervised research project;
  2. execute and analyse research;
  3. use computer data systems;
  4. report scientific work;
  5. communicate with scientists;
  6. use technical skills;
  7. do relevant research procedures;
  8. pursue higher studies.


Assessment will include a written thesis and oral defence. Final assessment methods will be advised by the unit coordinator prior to commencement.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Philip Mackinnon

Contact hours

Full year


Completion of the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Biotechnology Honours year or for the Science Honours Program


BTH4200 or BTH4280