Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Students can undertake this subject in either Semester 1 OR Semester 2
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
Eligibility for honours or postgraduate degree and one of the below:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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Students who have completed the below subjects are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
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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: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMr Peter Mcsweeney
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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.
The work will include a project proposal, researching an area of importance to an industry related to your degree. This will include a brief review of the body of scientific literature to provide context and rationale, together with an approach or protocol for a modest original experiment, or a limited exploration of a scientific problem. The proposal is a hurdle requirement and a pass (30% or more) is required to continue with this subject. Final reports and oral presentations will occur at the end of semester and orals will involve a mini-symposium where findings will be presented to project stakeholders and the student cohort.
Projects may involve regular 1-hour discussion groups where students report on progress, any problems and ongoing plans.
Project Proposal (1,500 words = 30%) The project proposal is a hurdle requirement.
Final report (3,000 words = 50%)
Final oral (15 min = 20%)
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Information Not Available
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will have:
Master of Agricultural Science |
Master of Animal Science
Master of Food Science
Master of Forest Ecosystem Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
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