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The program is designed to develop knowledge and skills in research oriented towards physical oceanography, 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 12.5% units as follows:  KSM405, KSM406, KSM407 and KSM408.

Summary 2021

Unit name Physical Oceanography Honours (Part 3 of 4)
Unit code KSM407
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Oceans and Cryosphere

Helen Phillips

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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

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