Science Honours 2

Unit code: RBM4002 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Park
St Albans
RBM4003 - Science Honours 1
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit builds on the course work and research project commenced in Science Honours 1. Students will continue to conduct a research project under supervision. The project will comprise a novel research investigation in an area of expertise of the approved supervisor(s). The results of the project will be reported in an oral presentation and a written thesis.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Generate novel data and conduct qualitative and/or quantitative analysis with subsequent data interpretation to deduce conclusions;
  2. Implement and articulate an independent, critical investigation of a science research topic; and
  3. Contextualise research findings, argue and defend research process as well as outcomes to a professional audience, using advanced written and oral communication skills.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 15%
Oral Presentation
Assessment type: Research Thesis
Grade: 85%
Research Thesis (not more than 12,000 words) and Thesis Defence

Required reading

To be advised by the supervisor and searched by student as part of research training

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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