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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours in a total time commitment of 120 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Eligibility for honours or postgraduate degree|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Rebecca Ford
|Subject Overview:|| |
The subject allows students to conduct an original research topic, under supervision approved by a Subject Coordinator. The work will be equivalent to lecture and practical based subjects worth 25 points. The content and extent of the project will be determined by a Coordinator, in collaboration with the student.
The work will usually include a review of a body of scientific literature, together with a critical evaluation o research or experimental protocols, a modest original experiment, or a limited exploration of a scientific problem. Projects may involve regular 1-hour discussion groups where students report on progress, major problems and plans.
|Assessment:||Project report (5000 words; 70%) by week 8, project proposal (10%) by week 10 and final seminar of 15 minutes (15%) by week 12|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
Master of Agricultural Science |
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