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Biotechnology Research Project (SCIE90016)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeSCIE90016
Year Long
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This subject provides students with the opportunity to design and conduct independent research under supervision. Specific research projects will depend upon the availability of appropriate expertise, but may address a broad range of biotechnology issues.

Students will also develop skills in writing scientific reports and giving oral presentations.

Intended learning outcomes

After completing this subject students should have:

  • discovered the challenge of research in biotechnology;
  • a deeper knowledge of biotechnology;
  • completed a substantial piece of research; and
  • a sound preparation for future research in biotechnology.

Generic skills

Upon completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:

  • problem-solving skills including the ability to engage with unfamiliar problems, identify relevant solution strategies and conduct research;
  • analytical skills through the ability to construct and express logical arguments and to work in abstract or general terms to increase the clarity and efficiency of analysis;
  • presentation skills, both written and oral; and
  • time management skills: the ability to meet regular deadlines while balancing competing commitments.

Last updated: 3 April 2019