Faculty of Science

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Monash University

36 points, SCA Band 2, 0.750 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

School of Science, Malaysia


Dr Cheow Yuen Lin (FY); Dr Choo Wee Sim (S2-S1)



  • Full year 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester to First semester 2016 (Day)


Students will undertake a supervised research project. 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.


On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the processes involved in designing, developing and implementing a supervised research project;

  1. Critically analyse scientific data;

  1. Use a variety of computer data systems in a proficient manner;

  1. Write and present scientific work in a potentially publishable way;

  1. Demonstrate communication skills in oral and written presentations to scientists;

  1. Demonstrate technical skills appropriate to their area of study.


Thesis: 93%
Presentation: 7%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Cheow Yuen Lin (FY); Dr Choo Wee Sim (S2-S1)


Completion of the requirements for levels one to three of the Bachelor of Science with Honours