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Unit Summary

Unit type

Hons Unit

Credit points

12

Co-requisites

Students must have either completed, or enrol concurrently in, SCIN4006 - Science Honours Thesis 3

Unit aim

Develops students' capacity to design and conduct a scientific research project, understand the research framework, and present research findings. This unit is the fourth of six Science Honours Thesis units that students progress through while working on their thesis research project.

Unit content

Content will depend on the individual honours project.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 critically evaluate and appropriately apply scientific research techniques and methodologies to derive original research data
2 critically evaluate and interpret research data with respect to relevant scientific and management knowledge, theories and issues
3 present research findings in forms that are appropriate in academic settings and for the general public

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically evaluate and appropriately apply scientific research techniques and methodologies to derive original research data
  2. critically evaluate and interpret research data with respect to relevant scientific and management knowledge, theories and issues
  3. present research findings in forms that are appropriate in academic settings and for the general public

Prescribed texts

  • Individual students will be guided towards prescribed texts by their project supervisor since each project is individually supervised, and each topic will require specific texts: Similarly, students will be guided towards reading by their project supervisor., All students should, however, read widely in their discipline regarding both substantive content and methodological approaches.

  • Individual students will be guided towards prescribed texts by their project supervisor since each project is individually supervised, and each topic will require specific texts: Similarly, students will be guided towards reading by their project supervisor., All students should, however, read widely in their discipline regarding both substantive content and methodological approaches.

  • Individual students will be guided towards prescribed texts by their project supervisor since each project is individually supervised, and each topic will require specific texts: Similarly, students will be guided towards reading by their project supervisor., All students should, however, read widely in their discipline regarding both substantive content and methodological approaches.

  • Individual students will be guided towards prescribed texts by their project supervisor since each project is individually supervised, and each topic will require specific texts: Similarly, students will be guided towards reading by their project supervisor., All students should, however, read widely in their discipline regarding both substantive content and methodological approaches.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.