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BC5312 - Research and Dissertation in Biochemistry

Credit points: 12
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

The student carries out an extensive review of the world literature and pursues a program of original research on a selected topic. The literature review and results of the research project are incorporated into a dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Carry out a research project and analyse and interpret the results;
  • Prepare a dissertation on the topic and compare and contrast the results obtained with those reported in the literature;
  • Review the scientific literature on a particular topic and devise a research program to answer questions raised on that topic.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, <Person not found>, Professor Norelle Daly, <Person not found>, Professor David Miller, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 900 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
Assessment: thesis (70%); assignments (30%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Margaret Jordan, Professor Ludwig Lopata
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Professor Alan Baxter, Dr Margaret Jordan, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Patrick Schaeffer, Professor Ludwig Lopata, <Person not found>, Professor Norelle Daly, <Person not found>, Professor David Miller, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 900 hours - Literature review and supervised laboratory experiments.
Assessment: thesis (70%); assignments (30%).

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