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AQ4121 - Aquaculture: Research Project and Thesis (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: AQ4121 AQ4122
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)

Available to level 4 Bachelor of Applied Science (Aquaculture) students who have satisfactorily fulfilled the requirements for entry into the Aquaculture Honours program. Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Individual research projects on aquaculture-related topics with the student supervised by one or two academic staff members.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to interact effectively with a research supervisor, other researchers and technical staff;
  • ability to plan and execute a research project;
  • ability to present a seminar on a research project;
  • competence in scientific writing.
AQ5011 and AQ5012


As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor Paul Southgate.
Assessment: a thesis and oral defence of this thesis (100%).

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