Independent Project and Group Research 2

Unit code: HBD4204 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
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HBD4104 - Independent Project and Group Research 1
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Overview

This unit seeks to develop a student's capacity to become a researcher and or to develop specific knowledge in their chosen field of dermal science. Students will be working with an approved research project from HBD4104 Independent Projects and Group Research 1. They will need to collect data according to appropriate research guidelines then undertake the process of analysing the collected data using the appropriate research methodology. Students will then write a minor thesis on the research findings or in a format ready for publication. Students will also present their independent project outcomes via a presentation in a conference style format.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Substantiate research data via validated collection methods on an approved project as part of a group;
  2. Analyse and critically review collected research data as part of a group;
  3. Interpret research findings in a written format as part of a group; and
  4. Individually present project outcomes via a presentation.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Report
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Grade: 10%
Group work review (1000 words)
Assessment type: Research Paper
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Grade: 40%
Thesis (6000 words per group)
Assessment type: Presentation
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Grade: 50%
Presentation of independent project (10 minutes)

Required reading

Scientific writing 2.0: a reader and writer's guide
Lebrun, J. L. (2011)| New Jersey: World Scientific.
Writing scientific research articles strategy and steps
Cargill, M. (2013)| Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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