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BC5312 - Research and Dissertation in Molecular and Cell Biology

Credit points: 12
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

The student carries out an extensive review of the world literature and pursues a program of original research on a selected topic. The literature review and results of the research project are incorporated into a dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Carry out a research project and analyse and interpret the results;
  • Prepare a dissertation on the topic and compare and contrast the results obtained with those reported in the literature;
  • Review the scientific literature on a particular topic and devise a research program to answer questions raised on that topic.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Andreas Lopata, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Dr Lionel Hebbard, Professor David Miller, Dr Ira Cooke.
Contact hours:
  • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
    Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
    Lecturers: Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Andreas Lopata, Professor Norelle Daly, <Person not found>, Dr Alex Roberts, Professor David Miller, <Person not found>.
    Contact hours:
    • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
      Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
      Census Date 22-Mar-2018
      Contact hours:
      • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
        Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

        Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
        Census Date 23-Aug-2018
        Contact hours:
        • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
          Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

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