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Master of Applied Science, (Biological Science) Thesis B KPZ705




This unit provides practical and theoretical experience in research in biological science. You will be introduced to a range of concepts and techniques needed to address a specific research question. With your supervisory team, you will develop a set of key research questions, a research plan, a suitable strategy for analysis, and mastery of a range of techniques in your chosen field. You will complete a research thesis as indicated in the guidelines.


Unit name Master of Applied Science, (Biological Science) Thesis B
Unit code KPZ705
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Discipline Plant Science

Dr Chris Burridge

Teaching staff

All research staff of the School of Biological Sciences

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


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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

* 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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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $2,339.00 2019: $4,400.00 010999

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Teaching Pattern

The research project will be completed over a period of 10 months, with a start and finish date to be arranged by the coordinator.


Assessment is submission of a research thesis as detailed in the guidelines

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