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.
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
KLA 717 (25%)
KLA 718 (25%)
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).
|Unit name||Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science) Thesis B|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
|Coordinator||Doctor Adel Yousif|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- 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 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Project Proposal (5%)|Seminar (10%)|Thesis (85%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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