units

BIO3990

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 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.

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6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Monash Passport categoryResearch Challenge (Investigate Program)
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Damian Dowling

Synopsis

An individual research project in a discipline relating to a major area of study, conducted under supervision. Includes critical literature review, experimental design and data analysis. Student must maintain regular contact with supervisor(s) and subject coordinator.

Assessment

Two oral reports: 20%
Two written reports: 55%
Supervisor's assessment of project planning, conduct and development: 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Damian Dowling

Contact hours

Approximately 12 hours per week

Prerequisites

Permission of the Head of School plus students must have approval of project and supervisor prior to enrolment. In addition students must have a distinction average across 24 points of level 2 BIO/GEN units, including a minimum of 12 points in the discipline directly relevant to the project.

Prohibitions

SCI3740, SCI3990