Biotechnology Research Project - BABS4053

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 24

EFTSL: 0.50000 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 30

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Completion of 144 UOC of courses in the 3052 Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) program.

Excluded: BIOT4053

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Students in program 3052 (BSc Biotechnology), who qualify for the 4th year by obtaining a credit average or greater in their Stage 3 courses, will complete their training by undertaking full-time research in the fourth year, enrolling in BABS4053. Students will work within a supervised laboratory environment on an independent research project, designing, performing and interpreting experiments. A written thesis on this research is prepared by the student and submitted. The assessment will be based on the research thesis and performance in the final seminar. The course also includes formative assessment in terms of a submitted literature review, a practice thesis and practice seminar to assist the development of skills in research communication.

Prerequisites: Completion of all requirements for stages 1, 2, and 3 of the 3052 program (144UOC). A credit average in Stage 3 courses is required for entry.

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