Courses & Units

Marine Research Project KSM303

Hobart

Introduction

This unit is restricted to students who have successfully completed the intermediate units of the majors in the BMarSc. The unit consists of a 1-semester long independent research project in Marine Science. It will involve the equivalent of 6 hours contact time per week (approximately 80 hours) planning, conducting, analysing and reporting on a marine research topic negotiated between the student and the supervising academic. Students who wish to enrol in this unit must contact the unit coordinator, Prof Gustaaf Hallegraeff, so that they can be matched with a project and supervisor, and are also advised to talk directly to potential supervisors.

Summary

Unit name Marine Research Project
Unit code KSM303
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Prof G Hallegraeff

Teaching staff

Prof G Hallegraeff and all IMAS staff

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019
Summer school 1/1/2019 11/1/2019 28/1/2019 24/2/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,200.00 010799

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

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of 2nd year Bachelor of Antarctic Studies

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On average 1 day per week spread over a full semester

Assessment

Research Performance 40%; Written Report 40%; Oral Presentation 20%

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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