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AVBS4016: Research Project B

Students will actively work on the research projects identified at the start of unit AVBS4015. This is will include, where appropriate, undertaking animal and laboratory studies, collection and analysis of samples and data, recording of data, continue to evaluate information from various sources and meet set assessment deadlines. See under AVBS4015 for further information.

Code AVBS4016
Academic unit Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3. Students need to have obtained a second/third year WAM commensurate with obtaining honours; and must have the approval of the faculty to enrol.
Corequisites:
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AVBS4015
Prohibitions:
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AVBS4013 or AVBS4014
Assumed knowledge:
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For students in the Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience: completion of years 1-3, a second/third year WAM commensurate with obtaining honours and approval of the faculty to enrol. For students in the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours): completion of a relevant major, completion of a second major or minor (minor to be converted to a major during the student's final year), WAM of at least 65 and approval of the faculty

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify, locate and critically analyse information from various sources including academic texts, scientific and animal industry/farm management publications
  • LO2. resolve animal production or genetics problems through the application of appropriate principles, concepts and skills in relevant disciplines
  • LO3. communicate clearly about issues of animal production or genetics using the same written, verbal and visual communication methods used in the scientific and professional disciplines
  • LO4. critically evaluate their own work and that of their peers and provide constructive feedback
  • LO5. appreciate the subtleties of research work and all that it entails.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.