Project B

Subject AGRI90065 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Year Long, Parkville - 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

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 240 hours total time commitment within semester but commitment required outside of semester
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Nil
Corequisites: Nil
Recommended Background Knowledge: Nil
Non Allowed Subjects: Students who have completed 202-608 are not eligible to enrol in this subject
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Dr Nicholas Williams



Phone: 8344 8841

Subject Overview:

The subject allows students to conduct an original research project, under supervision to be approved by a subject Coordinator. The work will be equivalent to lecture and practical based subjects worth 50 points. The content and extent of the project will be determined by a Coordinator, in collaboration with the student and the supervisor.

The work would ordinarily include a review of a body of scientific literature, together with a critical evaluation of research or experimental protocols, and the development of research methods, implementation of a mathematical model, completion of an original experiment, or a thorough exploration of a scientific issue. Projects would ordinarily include a component of original research well beyond a review or critique. Projects would involve regular 1-hour discussion groups where students report on progress, major problems and plans. For substantive reasons, this research project requires more than one semester to complete.

Objectives: Information Not Available
Assessment: A thesis/body of work of 20,000 words maximum (75%) – by three weeks before end of second semester, 10% project proposal (poster session) – week 6 of first semester and 15% final seminar of 15 minutes – end of second semester
Prescribed Texts: Information Not Available
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: Information Not Available
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Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Urban Horticulture
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Urban Horticulture

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