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SCI8103 Research Fundamentals and Ethics

Short Description: Research Fundamentals & Ethics
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019999 - Natural and Physical Sciences
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: MSCN or MSCR or MCTN or GCSC or GDSI.
Enrolment is not permitted in SCI8103 if SCI4405 has been previously completed.

Synopsis

This modular course is designed to provide students with communication skills applied through understanding of ethical and academic integrity via different forms of communication media. Students will learn about critical analysis and understanding the scientific method and process. Students will undertake linked modules that connect fundamental skills with information literacy, scientific application including research communication, academic integrity in the age of the changing technologies, appreciation of the role of research, the research process, and responsibilities of the modern scientist.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online