Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


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


Subject Information
Subject Code MARE401
Subject Name Marine Science Honours
Credit Points 48
Pre-Requisites Completion of 144cp of the Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Marine Science (Honours) (Deanís Scholar)
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions Available only to students enrolled in B Marine Science (Hons), B Marine Science Advanced (Hons) or B Marine Science (Hons)(Dean's Scholar)
Equivalence Nil
Assessment Literature Review 10%; Poster Presentation 5%; Research Project Thesis 80%; Seminar Presentation 5%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 1
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 9050  $ 9050  $ 9050  $ 9050  $ 9050  $ 9050 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts  
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Nil

Subject Availability
Session SMAH Annual  (13-02-2017 to 30-10-2017)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
Instance Comment  
Census Date 05-04-2017

Subject Availability
Session SMAH Annual 2017/2018  (17-07-2017 to 18-04-2018)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Andy Davis
Instance Comment  
Census Date 10-09-2017

Subject Description
The subject consists of a research project supervised by an academic in one or more of the School of Biological Sciences or the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences in an area relating to marine biology and/or marine geosciences. The research project is presented as a thesis that is marked by two examiners and may be assessed externally as well as internally. As much as possible, projects will be linked to the research strengths of the academic units and on topics relevant to developing concepts in marine biology and marine geosciences.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Formulate a research program;
2. Carry out independent research;
3. Write proficiently at a level required for publication of monographs or peer-reviewed research;
4. Understand and convey the importance of the marine environment to the well-being of Planet Earth;
5. Use computers efficiently for data analysis and presentation;
6. Solve complex problems related to the marine environment;
7. Interact with end users of the oceans and their resources.


Textbook Information
Nil
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