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.
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. |
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|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 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 Amanda Edgley
Dr Amanda Edgley
The honours program in the Department of Medicine (St Vincent's Hospital) involves advanced coursework and a research project.
|Objectives:||• To develop skills in critical analysis of scientific knowledge and integrate it into the broader context of the research field. |
• To develop skills in appropriate experimental design and hypothesis, formulate aims to address the hypotheses, and engage in discussion with other scientists.
• To develop skills in advanced laboratory techniques.
• To develop skills in data interpretation and statistical analysis.
• To develop oral and written presentation skills, presenting original scientific data to an expert audience.
• To collate a body of original scientific results into a minor thesis that will be assessed by two expert researchers.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students will learn to |
• critically asses literature
• accept or reject information provided by others
• integrate scientific information into an information framework
• identify unresolved scientific questions
• identify the best experimental approaches to address open questions
• polish their oral and written presentation skills
• develop time management skills
|Links to further information:||http://www.medstv.unimelb.edu.au/|
Medicine (St Vincent's Hospital) |
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