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BZ5503 - Literature Review

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Marine & Environmental Sciences

Available to postgraduate students in the School of Marine and Tropical Biology, who have been approved to do the research option.

Candidates will prepare a literature review, the topic should be pertinent to their minor project and selected in consultation with suspervisor(s) and/or the course coordinator. The review should be a critical appraisal of the objectives, methodologies and results of previous research relating to the topic.

Learning Outcomes

  • enhance knowledge and understanding of a specified area of biology;
  • acquire proficiency in literature evaluation and/or data collection and analysis;
  • develop skills in preparing and presenting written technical reports;
  • develop the practical skills required for carrying out a research project;
  • gain experience in problem-solving and scientific decision-making.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BT5301

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Lecturer: Dr Robert Congdon.
Assessment: literature review;.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Robert Congdon
Assessment: literature review;.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: literature review;.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Dr Brad Congdon
Assessment: literature review;.

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.