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BC5312 - Research and Dissertation in Molecular and Cell Biology

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
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 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.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

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, Professor Norelle Daly, Dr Alex Roberts, Professor David Miller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Dr Sandip Kamath
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 450 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (5%); thesis (70%); assignments (15%); evaluation of professional conduct (10%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.