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BIOC480 Research Project

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A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.

This 40-point paper provides the opportunity to undertake a research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. At the end of the second semester the results of the project are reported in the form of a dissertation. This paper is usually part of a one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Science and is also required for direct entry into a one-year thesis-only research MSc degree.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code BIOC480
Subject Biochemistry
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,166.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,012.37

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BIOC 481
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Teaching staff

Dr Paul Gardner

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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Effective analysis and written communication of scientific results

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system