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SCI8101 Science in Practice

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences


This course provides the opportunity for a student to pursue an area of study in science that will complement the other program studies. Typically the course will consist of specialised investigations extending knowledge and skills in a certain area. The area of study chosen will be assigned after consultation with the examiner and a staff member with expertise in the area concerned. On completion of this course students are expected to have gained expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in a body of knowledge or practice to independently analyse critically, reflect on and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories. Assessment will be via an essay.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 External