Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Distribution of time between specific tasks will be decided in negotiation with the supervisor, but an overall commitment of 10 hours per week (per 12.5 point loading) is expected. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Students must be admitted into the MC-SCIBHS Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Sciences) program.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
This subject provides students with the opportunity to design and conduct, under supervision, independent research in biomedical and health sciences. Specific research projects will depend upon the availability of appropriate expertise and resources. Students will take responsibility for a research project, including the design of field and/or laboratory experiments; collection, appropriate statistical analysis, and interpretation of data; and oral and written presentations of the results. The report describing the research will more closely resemble a scientific paper than a traditional thesis. Students will assimilate and critically evaluate new knowledge within a scientific paradigm and communicate that knowledge to others. Students will also develop skills in managing a scientific research project, writing scientific reports, providing and responding to peer reviews, and making an oral presentation.
Students will identify an appropriate supervisor and project as part of the application process for the Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Sciences) program.
The objectives of this subject are to provide students with skills in:
The assessment requirements below are applicable to the entire Research Project (125 points).
Satisfactory performance is required for the completion of ‘hurdle’ components. If necessary this may involve re-submission or re-presentation.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should gain skills in:
Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Sciences) |
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