Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
Department: School of Biological Sciences

Subject Information
Subject Code MARE363
Subject Name Advanced Marine Science Project
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Distinction average or higher performance in subjects pertinent to the intended area of research as approved by the Marine Science Coordinator
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Offered only to students in the Bachelor of Marine Science, and subject to availability of a research supervisor. Evidence of 'fitness' is required if work involves snorkelling, SCUBA, use of boats or inter-tidal work.
Equivalence MARE393
Assessment Oral critique 5%; Written Critique 5%; Seminar 20%; Project Report 70%
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
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
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 (Psychology) - 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 Nil
Availability Not Available in 2017

Subject Description
One research project will be undertaken after consultation with academic staff. Students will attend and participate in a seminar/tutorial program in either the School of Biological Sciences or the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Research may be a discrete component of a larger project in which the emphasis will be on solving a larger problem as part of a research team. Projects will focus on developing competence in a laboratory and/or field techniques. Intending students should consult the Coordinator before enrolment.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Working knowledge of the subject area of their research project;
2. Ability to design and carry out a small research project;
3. Knowledge of a range of laboratory or field techniques relevant to the project, and understanding of the principles underlying the techniques;
4. Aptitude for critical reading of published literature, and ability to synthesise knowledge and techniques from published sources;
5. Understanding of some basic concepts in Marine Science;
6. Ability to present experiments, results and interpretations clearly and concisely in written reports and as seminar presentations.

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
For list of available research projects contact the Subject Coordinator.

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