Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Contact Hours: 1x three hour lectures per week and 6 x one hour seminars per semester
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, 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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The aim of engineering and scentific research is to produce new knowledge. To be useful, new knowledge must be able to stand up to scrutiny, and its presentation to other researchers and/or to the public must be persuasive.
This subject is an introduction to the processes of research as they apply to chemical and biomolecular engineering, incuding chemical and biological safety and risk assessment, locating and critically analysing relevant literature, designing experiments and/or computational modelling, analysing data, writing papers, giving presentations and refereeing. Underlying all of these, the subject will foster the development of critical thinking, a skeptical, scientific perspective, and professional ethics.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Passing the final exam and attendance at a minimum of 5 Departmental Seminars are required to pass the subject.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
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