Courses & Units

Marine and Antarctic Science Honours (Part 2 of 4) KSM402

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards marine and Antarctic science, governance and policy, beyond those gained in undergraduate courses. Students will first complete a literature review, prepare a research plan and proposal, and present an introductory seminar, then conduct an independent research program over a period of about 27 weeks. Finally, students will present a seminar and produce a research thesis.

Enrolment consists of four 25% units as follows:  KSM401, KSM402, KSM403 and KSM404.

Summary

Unit name Marine and Antarctic Science Honours (Part 2 of 4)
Unit code KSM402
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Ecology and Biodiversity
Coordinator

Andrew Bowie

Teaching staff

Staff of IMAS

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
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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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

* 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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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $2,381.00 2020: $4,708.00 010907

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.

Teaching

Assessment

Research Proposal 10%, Initial Seminar 5%, Thesis 70%, Final Seminar 10%, Supervisor Assessment 5%.

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Textbooks

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