SCI395 Science Report

Updated: 15 March 2019
Credit Points 6
Offering
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites 72cp with a GPA of 5 and permission from head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes

Some projects cannot be undertaken off campus. Advanced standing cannot be granted for this unit.

The Approval for Enrolment Form can be downloaded from the link and is to be completed and submitted to the school for approval. BBiomedSc students must contact the Course Coordinator before submitting an approval form.

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Peter Lye (plye@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a mini-research project or literature review in an area of scientific interest upon agreement of potential supervisor(s) and the approval of the Head of School of Science and Technology. This unit is open to all BSc, BEnvSc, BSc/BTeach, BGeoSc and postgraduate programs. For the BSc/BTeach the relevant coordinator is from the BSc.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment A 100% 6000
Assessment Notes

Students must select one of two assessment options. Option A: Laboratory Based Research Project Assessment 1A: 20% 1000-1500 Initial Literature Review (must be submitted within the first 5 weeks of the trimester). Assessment 2A: 80% 5000-6000 Scientific Report (must be submitted within the first week of the examination period for that trimester).

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 2, 3

Compulsory Assessment B 100% 6000
Assessment Notes

Student must select one of two assessment options: Option B: Literature Review Project Assessment 1B: 10% 500 Written Project Outline. Assessment 2B: 20% 1000 Draft Literature Review. Initial Literature Review (must be submitted within the first 5 weeks of the trimester). Assessment 3B: 70% 5000-6000 Final Literature Review (must be submitted by the Friday ending the first week of the examination period for that trimester).

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1, 2, 3


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in a discipline of Science that has been studied;
  2. transmit knowledge, skills and ideas covering scientific discipline to others; and
  3. apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility in conducting and reporting on original research.