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BC4002 - Molecular and Cell Biology Honours Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: BC4002 BC4003
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

This subject is the first of two subjects (the other being BC4003) that in combination constitute the full year Honours subject in the Discipline of Molecular and Cell Biology. The subject is a combination of a major research project and assignments.

Learning Outcomes

  • review the scientific literature on a particular topic and design a research program to answer questions raised on that topic;
  • conduct a research project in accordance with professional, ethical and safety standards;
  • design and implement a research project and statistically analyse the results;
  • analyse the results obtained in the context of the contemporary scientific literature;
  • prepare a dissertation on the original research topic in appropriate scientific language;
  • design and present a written post graduate degree research project proposal;
  • communicate orally a research project to a scientific audience.
Assumed
Knowledge:
6 Credit points of level 3 BC subjects at credit level or higher
Prerequisites: Completion of Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Advanced) or Bachelor of Biomedical Science with at least a credit average
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BC4001 AND GG4011 AND GG4012

Availabilities

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 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Professor David Miller, Dr Ira Cooke.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, Dr Sandip Kamath, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Dr Matt Field, Dr Craig McFarlane, Professor David Miller, Dr Ira Cooke.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Professor David Miller, Dr Ira Cooke.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, Dr Sandip Kamath, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Dr Matt Field, Dr Craig McFarlane, Professor David Miller, Dr Ira Cooke.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

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