|1.||Devise a novel research project and postulate testable hypotheses;|
|2.||Interrogate and critically review relevant scientific research papers to demonstrate breadth and depth of advanced knowledge in a research area;|
|3.||Design experiments to generate novel data and conduct quantitative and/or qualitative analysis and data interpretation to deduce conclusions; and|
|4.||Plan, argue and defend a research process for an independent critical investigation of a science research topic.|
|Assignment||Statistics and Research Design||30%|
|Other||Research Plan (not more than 10 pages)||15%|
|Literature Review||Literature Review (not more than 6,000 words)||40%|
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