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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36 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.750 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Science
OfferedSunway Full year 2012 (Day)
Sunway Second semester to First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Lee Sui Mae


Students will undertake a supervised research project. Candidates may commence the honours year at the beginning of either the first or second semester. Students will carry out a research project and present the results of their study in both written and oral form. Information about research projects will be available from the course coordinator towards the end of the preceding semester.


Students can:

  1. design and implement a supervised research project;
  2. execute and analyse research;
  3. use computer data systems;
  4. report scientific work;
  5. communicate with scientists;
  6. use technical skills;
  7. do relevant research procedures;
  8. pursue higher studies.


Assessment will include a written thesis and oral defence. Final assessment methods will be advised by the unit coordinator prior to commencement.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Lee Sui Mae

Contact hours

Full year


Completion of the admission requirements for the Bachelor of Biotechnology Honours year or for the Science Honours Program


BTH4200 or BTH4280