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Master of Applied Science (Microbiology) Thesis A KLA717

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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:
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).


Unit name Master of Applied Science (Microbiology) Thesis A
Unit code KLA717
Credit points 25
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
Level Postgraduate


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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

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