Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Department: School of Biological Sciences


Subject Information
Subject Code BIOL232
Subject Name Science Research Internship
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of Science Schedule subjects or equivalent with a WAM of 70% or better. Admission is by application to the Faculty and acceptance by the Head of School and an Academic Supervisor.
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Nil
Equivalence Not to count with SCIE392, SCIE292 or CHEM232
Assessment Completion of OH&S Induction 10%, Completion of 100 Hours Lab/Field Work 70%, End of Project Paper 15%, Attendance at Six Seminars 5%.
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students enrol in Tutorials online via the Tutorial Enrolment link in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session Annual  (02-03-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 100 hours total lab or field work
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Email for appointment (daynah@uow.edu.au)
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Email for appointment (daynah@uow.edu.au)
Instance Comment  
Census Date 23-04-2015

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (02-03-2015 to 25-06-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 100 hours total lab or field work.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Email for Appointment (daynah@uow.edu.au)
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Email for Appointment (daynah@uow.edu.au)
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2015

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (27-07-2015 to 19-11-2015)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 100 hours total lab or field work.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2015

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota Enrolment in this subject is restricted. Students may not enrol over the web. Please refer to the Head of the relevant School for further information about BIOL, CHEM, EESC, ENVI, and MARE subjects and to SMAH Central for further information about SCIE subjects. If you require further assistance, please contact SMAH Central on (02) 4221 3492, smah-students@uow.edu.au, or on level 1 of building 41.
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 100 hours total lab or field work.
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Dowton
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
This internship subject will provide students who have an interest in research with the opportunity to learn how research is done by working alongside researchers in an active research group. Emphasis will be on learning practical skills in the selected discipline, working as part of a team, achieving research objectives in laboratory or field work, accurately recording methods and results, and critically evaluating the research methods of others.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. apply relevant laboratory and/or field methods efficiently and accurately, in a particular field of research in science;
2. work as part of a research team to achieve defined objectives;
3. display and analyse research results appropriately;
4. critically assess presentation of methods in published work and in research seminar presentations; and
5. understand and apply OH&S principles and risk assessment to laboratory and/or field projects.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
A supervisor within the Unit will be allocated to each student. Assumed Knowledge: Introductory science at University level in two disciplines.

Textbook Information
Nil
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