Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


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


Subject Information
Subject Code MARE393
Subject Name Advanced Marine Science Project
Credit Points 8
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 Nil
Assessment Oral critique 5%; Written Critique 5%; Seminar 20%; Project Report 70%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464  $ 1464 
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
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information nil

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 1782 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1872 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours)  (Wollongong)
789 - Bachelor of Marine Science  (Wollongong)
789A - Bachelor of Marine Science Honours Advanced  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours minimum of 10 hrs per week, but no lectures or labs required
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Marian Wong
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
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 1782 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1872 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours)  (Wollongong)
789 - Bachelor of Marine Science  (Wollongong)
789A - Bachelor of Marine Science Honours Advanced  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours Minimum of 10 hrs per week, but no lectures or labs required
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
Email for appointment
Marian Wong
Email for appointment
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
Email for appointment
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 1782 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) (Dean's Scholar)  (Wollongong)
1872 - Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours)  (Wollongong)
789 - Bachelor of Marine Science  (Wollongong)
789A - Bachelor of Marine Science Honours Advanced  (Wollongong)
Contact Hours minimum of 10 hrs per week, but no lectures or labs required
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

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:
Subject Coordinator - Assoc. Prof. Andrew Davis: 02-4221 3432, Room No. G.01D. For list of available research projects contact the Subject Coordinator.

Textbook Information
Nil
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