- Code SCNC4000
- Unit Value 6 to 24 units
- Offered by ANU College of Science
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Faculty of Science
- Areas of interest Science
- Academic career UGRD
- Chris Browne
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2022
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This course is not available for general enrolment. For all enquiries regarding Honours in Science email: email@example.com
The science honours course is intended for students who have a broad and interdisciplinary training in science and are interested in undertaking an independent research project that crosses standard disciplinary boundaries. The science honours course is usually taken full time for two consecutive semesters and includes research training, in-depth analysis of current concepts in the fields as well as a substantial research project culminating in the production of a thesis. Honours is a solid foundation in the basics of research and can be an entry into many careers both within and outside of science.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Plan and engage in an independent and sustained critical investigation of a chosen research topic to generate new knowledge in an area of science.
2. Systematically evaluate relevant theory and concepts in science, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence and draw appropriate conclusions.
3. Analyse and interpret original science research data with statistical or other evaluative processes where appropriate.
4. Demonstrate sufficient mastery to understand and apply relevant experimental techniques and methods in science to collect original research data.
5. Communicate and justify complex concepts and results clearly and effectively to a variety of audiences.
Indicative AssessmentResearch Proposal and Introductory Seminar (10%) (LO1,2,4,5)
Research Training and Methodology Tutorial Tests (20%) (LO 2,3,5)
Research Thesis (60%) (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
Research Seminar (10%) (LO5)
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Workload35 hours/week for full-time (24 unit) enrolment
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the ANU College of Science to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed KnowledgeApproval for the science honours specialisation
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Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 to 24 units
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- Domestic fee paying students
|2022||$700 per unit|
- International fee paying students
|2022||$1000 per unit|
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2820||21 Feb 2022||28 Feb 2022||31 Mar 2022||27 May 2022||In Person||N/A|
|2821||21 Feb 2022||28 Feb 2022||31 Mar 2022||27 May 2022||In Person||N/A|
|2822||21 Feb 2022||28 Feb 2022||31 Mar 2022||27 May 2022||In Person||N/A|
|2823||21 Feb 2022||28 Feb 2022||31 Mar 2022||27 May 2022||In Person||N/A|