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BZ5501 - Special Topic 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Marine & Tropical Biology (pre 2015)

Available to postgraduate students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Science, Graduate Diploma of Science, Graduate Diploma of Research Methods, Master of Applied Science, Graduate Certificate of Development Practice, Graduate Diploma of Development Practice, Master of Science, Master of Development Practice and to undergraduates under special circumstances, subject to approval by Head of School.

Independent study and/or research devoted to a topic not covered in the coursework relevant to the Schools postgraduate program. The subject and assessment will be developed in consultation with, and supervised by, a member of staff of the School of Marine & Tropical Biology, with approval from the Head of School or nominee.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquire proficiency in literature evaluation and/or data collection and analysis;
  • develop skills in preparing and presenting written technical reports and/or oral presentations;
  • develop the practical skills required for carrying out a research project;
  • enhance knowledge and understanding of a specified area of biology;
  • gain experience in problem-solving and scientific decision-making.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BT5021 and ZL5021

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Townsville, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Townsville, Block, Study Period 10
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 3
Census Date 06-Feb-2014
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Cairns, Block, Study Period 7
Census Date 10-Jul-2014
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Cairns, Block, Study Period 10
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching (TBA)
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 3
Census Date 06-Feb-2014
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: report assessed by 2 independent markers.

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.