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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 3031

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105421

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with an appreciation of the planning, conduct and reporting of a short research project within the medical or life sciences.

Course content

Undertake a chosen research project under the agreed supervision of an appropriate academic staff member and placed in a research group or alternatively undertake a structured research program under the direction of the course coordinator(s). Projects may involve collaboration with an industry partner. Specific aims and objectives for each student's study will be developed following negotiation between the student and the supervising team. The choice of topic area will be guided by the student's supervising team and will normally reflect their research interests.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MEDI 3014 Current Topics in Medical Research

Students are required to either complete the pre-requisite or the co-requisite.

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 3027 Humans and Natural Resources

Students are required to complete only one of either the co-requisite above or the prerequisite above.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Practical 7 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Presentation - 20% 20 minutes
Practical Assessment - 15% Ongoing
Report 2500 words 65% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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