Courses & Units

Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science) Thesis B KLA714

Hobart

Note:

See KLA711 for details.

This unit is classed as a restricted unit and unit co-ordinator approval must be obtained.

Performance criteria are associated with entry to this unit.

Introduction

The Master of Applied Science, Thesis (50% loading) is the final semester in the Master of Applied Science course in the following specialisations, with each specialisation requiring enrolment in two unit codes of 25% loading:

SPECIALISATION UNIT CODES
Microbiology
KLA 717 (25%)
KLA 718 (25%)
Agricultural Science
KLA 711 (25%)
KLA 714 (25%)

Candidates are required to undertake an independent supervised program of research under the supervision of a qualified staff member or external co-supervisor with expertise in their field of interest. The duration of the research project is expected to coincide with Semesters 1 or 2 and is inclusive of the study week and some of the examination period (i.e. 16 weeks).

Summary

Unit name Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science) Thesis B
Unit code KLA714
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline Agriculture and Food Systems
Coordinator Doctor Adel Yousif
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 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 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • identify the important points of a topic of interest to the scientific community through a complete but discriminating accession of the literature.
  • structure an argument, achieve appropriate organization of ideas and critically appraise the literature.
  • plan and manage an investigation, incorporating a substantial amount of original work, within clearly defined constraints of time, finance and technical resources.
  • generate a scientific database by mastering appropriate techniques.
  • analyse and interpret results and to report scientific data, using an appropriate range of techniques.
  • discuss results and draw conclusions from a scientific investigation in relation to relevant biological principles and published work.
  • communicate research ideas and outcomes to academic and industry audiences in a concise and cogent manner.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
050101 $996.00 $996.00 not applicable $5,566.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentProject Proposal (5%)|Seminar (10%)|Thesis (85%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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