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BC5312 - Research and Dissertation in Biochemistry

Credit points: 12
Year: 2017
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 23-Mar-2017
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Lecturers: Dr Lionel Hebbard, Assoc. Professor Bill Leggat, Professor David Miller, Dr Margaret Jordan, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Norelle Daly, Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Ira Cooke, Dr Alex Roberts, Professor Andreas Lopata.
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 24-Aug-2017
    Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
    Lecturers: Dr Fiona Baird, Professor James Burnell, Assoc. Professor Bill Leggat, Professor David Miller, Dr Margaret Jordan, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Norelle Daly, Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Alex Roberts, Professor Andreas Lopata.
    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 23-Mar-2017
      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 24-Aug-2017
        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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