Urban Horticulture Project A

Subject 207-418 (2009)

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Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Contact details are to be determined by the supervisor. Generally, a subject worth 25 points should entail between 6-12 contact hours per week for a 12-week semester, and about 20-24 hours of study per week, including contact hours. Contact includes lectures, practicals, tutorials, being involved in using University resources to acquire data, bench time, library time, time spent with supervisors and other teaching staff.
Total Time Commitment: 240 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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


Mr John Patrick Rayner
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 scientfic literature, together with a critical evaluation of research or experimental protocols, a modest original experiment, or a limited exploration of a scientifc problem. Projects may involve regular 1-hour discussion groups where students report on progress, major problems and plans.

Assessment: A written report, in the form of a scientific paper, based on the student's original work, to be examined by a person of the supervisor's choice and the supervisor. A subject worth 25 points should result in a report of about 5000 words and no more than 7000 words. Other parts of the assessment may include a spoken presentation, a research proposal, time schedule, attendance at seminars and workshops.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture
Master of Urban Horticulture

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