Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedClayton Full year 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester to First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tim Cavagnaro (Semester 1), Dr Dave Chapple (Semester 2)


Students submit an essay on an advanced topic in biology that is distinct from the topic of the BIO4100/GEN4100 research project. In addition, they will attend lectures and complete practice exercises in Advanced Data Analysis. Candidates may commence the honours year at the beginning of either first or second semester. Further information is available from the course coordinator and at a meeting held with prospective students during second semester of third year.


Essay: 50%
Lectures and exercises in Advanced Data Analysis: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Tim Cavagnaro (First semester)
Dr Dave Chapple (Second semester)


BIO3011 or by permission of the Head of School


BIO4100 or GEN4100