NATS 3004 Advanced Science Project C
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300910
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Description This subject advances the students' training in thinking as a research scientist whilst developing practical skills in a particular area of interest. The student undertakes a minor research project under supervision, during which they plan how to answer a research problem, conduct research and present their findings in a research paper format and seminar.
Discipline Natural and Physical Sciences, Not Elsewhere Classified.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) NATS 2002
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 6169 - Advanced Science Research Project C
Successful completion of 120 credit points. Students must be enrolled in 3562 - Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science), 3682 - Bachelor of Medical Science (Advanced) or 3683 - Bachelor of Natural Science (Advanced).
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Access, review, critique and analyse relevant literature on a given research topic.
- Plan and conduct a research project.
- Analyse and critique scientific data.
- Prepare a concise and accurate report in the style appropriate to the project (usually a journal article).
- Effectively communicate research findings orally as part of a research seminar.
- Engage with researchers in different fields to gain knowledge of the broader research environment.
Conduct a short research project and present their findings as a written journal article and a research seminar.
Students who opt to enrol in subject are strongly recommended to obtain a Q-Fever vaccination, and Tetanus vaccination/booster. Students who cannot evidence vaccination may be precluded from activities on the Farm, and/or internships with third parties.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Essay||2,000 words max||20||N||Individual|
|Report||Following instructions for authors of the chosen journal 4,000 words max||50||N||Individual|