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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: Dr Lionel Hebbard, Professor David Miller, Assoc. Professor Bill Leggat, Dr Margaret Jordan, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Ira Cooke, 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%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
    Lecturers: Dr Fiona Baird, Professor David Miller, Professor James Burnell, Assoc. Professor Bill Leggat, 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 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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