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SC4002 - Marine and Environmental Science Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Credit points: 12
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: SC4001 SC4002
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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

Available to students approved to enrol in Honours within the College of Marine and Environmental Sciences. Available only on a full-time basis.

Learning Outcomes

  • to design and conduct independent, original research in marine and terrestrial biology, zoology and/or ecology or environmental science, and to contextualize, report, and interpret research results effectively in speech and in writing.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (15%) -
  • Written > Thesis/dissertation - (85%) - .
Students enrolling in this subject should have been approved to enrol in the 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.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Leo Nankervis
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Assoc. Professor Lucas Cernusak.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Leo Nankervis
Lecturer: Professor Geoffrey Jones.

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.