Courses & Units

Master of Applied Science Project (Part B) KLA710



This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science (K7J1, 5 and 6) students. It may be offered in the third semester of the course dependent on student progress. Enrolments outside of Semesters 1 and 2 are by application with the Unit Co-ordinator and Masters Coursework Co-ordinator.


This unit involves a practical "hands-on" experience of scientific techniques relevant to your nominated field of study. The objective of this unit is for candidates to receive background and basic training in a range of laboratory and/or field techniques.

Students will work closely with a staff from the School of Land and Food on a variety of activities that assist in preparing you for undertaking research projects. You will receive training in in relevant laboratory methods, Work Health and Safety aspects, analytical methods, writing skills for preparation of a scientific reports and theses and record keeping.


Unit name Master of Applied Science Project (Part B)
Unit code KLA710
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Teaching staff

Dr L Mellefont and Dr S Powell (Co-ordinators) and other staff from the School of Land and Food

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Summer school On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Winter school On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020
Summer school 2/1/2020 13/1/2020 28/1/2020 23/2/2020
Winter school 1/6/2020 10/6/2020 22/6/2020 12/7/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,783.00 050101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Competency based assessment and written reports or a detailed technical report with accompanying laboratory journal.

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