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. 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.


After completing this unit students will have demonstrated a high level of understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects in their research area of food medical bioscience, including to:

  1. understand the processes involved to design, develop and implement a supervised research project;
  2. execute and critically analyse research;
  3. be proficient in the use of computer data systems;
  4. be able to write and present scientific work in a potentially publishable way;
  5. demonstrate communication skills in oral and written presentations to scientists;
  6. have gained technical skills appropriate to their area of study;
  7. undertake relevant research procedures and techniques that are essential for the satisfactory completion and reporting of a research project;
  8. be prepared for higher studies.


Thesis: 93%
Presentation: 7%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Lee Sui Mae


Completion of the requirements for levels one to three of the Bachelor of Science with Honours