Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012: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.
|Prerequisites:|| Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) to complete this subject. |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Completed three-year undergraduate degree in a relevant science discipline.|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Keely Bumsted O'Brien, Dr Philippe Bouillet
Mr Frank Draffen
|Subject Overview:||The student will conduct an original research project in a research laboratory under supervision of a research scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute from February to November. |
The student will be introduced to current literature and techniques in specialised areas.
The research project will form part of a larger project or the basis of an expanded project. In both cases the work is anticipated to culminate in an original research publication.
Students will be enrolled in a combination of the research project subjects indicated below to ensure they have completed a total of 75 points for the research project by the end of their course.
BMSC40003 Medical Biology Research Project – 25 points (semester 1)
BMSC40008 Medical Biology Research Project – 50 points (semester 2)
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
In a more general sense that students will learn to
• critically asses literature
|Links to further information:||http://www.wehi.edu.au/|
Medical Biology |
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