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SC3003 - Science Research Internship

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject is only available to student currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Advanced.

This subject is available to students in the Bachelor of Advanced Science students only. Students will be placed within research teams, where they will complete a small research project. The research may be field or laboratory based. A member of the academic staff within the College of Science and Engineering will assume overall responsibility for the student, although a PhD student, research fellow or a collaborating researcher at an external organisation may supervise the day-to-day activities of the student. The work will be of a size and scope that can be completed in 120 hours of work and introduces the student to methods and techniques that have current relevance to their discipline

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain hands-on experience of working in a real research environment and will develop an appreciation of the challenges of scientific rigour;
  • Students will develop an understanding of how members of a research team interact on day-to-day and longer-term basis;
  • Students will gain experience in the application of techniques and approaches to real and current research problems;
  • Students will gain understanding of the ethics and workplace health and safety responsibilities and requirements of all research workers.
Prerequisites: 15 credit points of AQ, BC, BZ, CH, EV, EA, MA, MB or PH science level 2 subjects

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
Contact hours:
  • 120 hours - hours practicals
    Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
    Contact hours:
    • 120 hours - hours practicals
      Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

      Townsville, Internal, Study Period 3
      Census Date 07-Feb-2019
      Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
      Contact hours:
      • 120 hours - hours practicals
        Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

        Townsville, Internal, Study Period 7
        Census Date 11-Jul-2019
        Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
        Contact hours:
        • 120 hours - hours practicals
          Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

          Townsville, Internal, Study Period 11
          Census Date 12-Dec-2019
          Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
          Contact hours:
          • 120 hours - hours practicals
            Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

            Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
            Census Date 28-Mar-2019
            Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
            Contact hours:
            • 120 hours - hours practicals
              Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

              Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
              Census Date 29-Aug-2019
              Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
              Contact hours:
              • 120 hours practicals - hours
                Assessment: seminar/presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internal proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%); internship sueprvisor's feedback (% - 10%).

                Cairns, Internal, Study Period 3
                Census Date 07-Feb-2019
                Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
                Contact hours:
                • 120 hours - hours practicals
                  Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

                  Cairns, Internal, Study Period 7
                  Census Date 11-Jul-2019
                  Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
                  Contact hours:
                  • 120 hours - hours practicals
                    Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

                    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 11
                    Census Date 12-Dec-2019
                    Coord/Lect: Mrs Heather Robson.
                    Contact hours:
                    • 120 hours - hours practicals
                      Assessment: seminar presentation of internship experience (% - 40%); internship proposal (1-2 pages) (% - 10%); internship supervisor's feedback (% - 10%); final paper-formal write up of research (% - 40%).

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