Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 contact hours comprising 10 two-hour lectures/lecture discussions and 10 hours of student presentations. |
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Completion or concurrent enrolment in both of the following (or equivalent)
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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/
This subject will focus on one or more current areas of Genetic research and aims to provide students with an in-depth coverage of these areas with respect to recent advances and insights. This subject will extend basic knowledge in these areas gained during a student’s undergraduate degree. The topics of this subject will change from year to year but the subject will consist of blocks of lectures in the chosen topics, literature review and analysis where published papers are analysed and discussed and of student oral presentations. The subject provides students with skills and knowledge for understanding original research and enhanced oral communication skills.
Objectives of this subject are for students to:
The subject involves lectures and lecture/discussions on research papers in one or more areas of genetics.
One individual 20 minute oral presentation (early in subject - 30%); One or two written assignment(s) (total 3000 words) (mid-subject - 40%); A group presentation (end of subject - 30%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject will provide students with the opportunity to develop the following generic skills:
Master of Science (Genetics) |
Honours Program - BioSciences
Honours Program - Genetics
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