FST4100 - Food science and technology research project - 2017

36 points, SCA Band 2, 0.750 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Malaysia School of Science


Dr Cheow Yuen Lin

Unit guides



  • Full year 2017 (Day)
  • Second semester 2017 to First semester 2018 (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 to design, develop and implement a supervised research project;
  2. Plan and critically analyse research;
  3. Use a variety of computer data systems in a proficient manner;
  4. Write and present scientific work in a potentially publishable way;
  5. Demonstrate communication skills in oral and written presentations to scientists;
  6. Demonstrate technical skills appropriate to their area of study.


Thesis: 93% + Presentation: 7%

Chief examiner(s)

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


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