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GG4012 - Genetics Honours Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: GG4011 GG4012
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to Bachelor of Science (Honours) students only.

This subject is the second of two subjects (the other being GG4011) 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.

Subject Assessment

  • presentations (10%)
  • thesis (45%)
  • oral defence of thesis (10%)
  • assignments (15%)
  • formative evaluation of professional conduct (15%)
  • poster (5%).
Assumed
Knowledge:
6 credit points of level 3 GG subjects at Credit level or higher
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BC4001 BC4002 BC4003

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 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 0 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 0 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.