Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject is an individual research project and weekly contact hours will vary depending on the nature of the project. |
Total Time Commitment: Students should discuss total time commitment with their supervisor but as a guide, a student would be expected to be engaged in their research for an average of thirty hours per week over two semesters.
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Master of Science to complete this subject.
|Corequisites:||Please refer to the notes section below for details regarding the subjects to be completed.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Dependent on the research project chosen by the student in consultation with the subject co-ordinator.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Dependent on the research project chosen by the student in consultation with the subject co-ordinator.|
|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 websiteH: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Laila Huq
Dr Laila Huq
Ms Brenda Jackson
|Subject Overview:||This subject aims to provide opportunities for students to gain an understanding in, and extend the practice of biomedical research. You are required to complete a research project and to produce a written thesis under the guidance of your supervisor(s). The research component offers students the opportunity to use state-of-the-art techniques in protein chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, anatomy, mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy, molecular modelling, skeletal biology, histomorphometry, image analysis, vaccines, biofilms, biophysics and proteomics.|
In undertaking a research project and writing up a thesis of approximately 10,000 words and presenting two oral talks, the student will have demonstrated the ability to:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||• critical analysis and decision making; |
• how to seek and retrieve relevant information;
• how to work effectively in a team environment;
• planning and organization;
• problem solving;
• time management;
• extended observation;
• good oral and written communication.
|Links to further information:||http://www.dent.unimelb.edu.au/|
To be awarded Honours with a specialisation in Oral Health Science, students must successfully complete the following:
DENT40003 Advances in Oral Health Research (12.5 points)
DENT40002 Oral Health Sciences Research Project (37.5 points)
Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours) |
Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours)
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