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Research Project in Comp Biology Pt1 (SCIE90020)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeSCIE90020
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course. Students will determine the structure they follow in consultation with the project coordinator.

The following structures are possible:

Structure 1

  • Research Project in Comp Biology pt1 (12.5 points)
  • Research Project in Comp Biology pt2 (37.5 points)

Structure 2

  • Research Project in Comp Biology pt1 (25 points)
  • Research Project in Comp Biology pt2 (25 points)

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of this subject students will have:

  • The ability to apply existing or new techniques to perform research under general direction
  • The ability to produce a research report containing results that could lead to publication
  • A sound preparation for future research in Computational Biology
  • The ability to present results in oral form at a career-ready level

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