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MB4001 - Marine Biology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 12
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Subject chain: MB4001 MB4002
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology

Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Available only on a full-time basis.

Learning Outcomes

  • to design and conduct independent, original research in Marine Biology, and to contextualize, report, and interpret research results effectively in speech and in writing.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner.
Students enrolling in this subject should have been approved to enrol in the Marine Biology Honours program.


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, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Assessment: thesis.

Townsville, Study Period 9, Internal
Census Date 04-Oct-2012
Assessment: thesis.

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.