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GG4012 - Genetics Honours Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 12
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Subject chain: GG4011 GG4012
Administered by: School of Pharmacy & Molecular Sciences

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 Genetics. The subject is a combination of a major research project and assignments.

Learning Outcomes

  • to extend the students' understanding of cell biology and genetics by completing assignments;
  • to allow students to develop practical skills in cell biology and genetics by undertaking a major research project.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Assumed
Knowledge:
12 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, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (15%); thesis (40%); oral defence of thesis (15%); assignments (10%); literature review (5%); poster (5%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (10%); tutorial attendance and participation (15%); thesis (40%); oral defence of thesis (15%); assignments (10%); literature review (5%); poster (5%).

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.