Comments about Master of Science (Biological Sciences) - On Campus - Joondalup - Western Australia
This research Masters degree is offered in the fields of Biological Sciences and Environmental Management. The first year consists of coursework and research, and the second year is devoted entirely to research. The coursework component provides training in skills required for high quality research while the research component consists of preparation of a research proposal, the conduct of research, the preparation of a thesis and participation in seminars.
Three year specialised degree in Biological Sciences or equivalent
Master of Science (Biological Sciences)
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
Stage one, 120 credit points (six units). Stage two - the thesis component of this course is entirely research based and equivalent to 1 year of full-time study.
Unit Description Points
ASP5111 Thesis Preparation 1 20
SCB5131 Advances in Biology 1 20
Plus one unit selected from:
RES5101 Research Preparation: Methods of Research 20
RES5102 Research Preparation: Qualitative Approaches 20
RES5103 Research Preparation: Quantitative Research Methods 20
ASP5113 Masters Thesis 1 20
ASP5114 Masters Thesis 2 20
SCB5132 Advances in Biology 2 20
Students who are unable to proceed beyond Stage 1 may be eligible to graduate with a Post Graduate Diploma of Science (Biological Sciences).
The thesis component of this course is entirely research based and equivalent to 1 year of full-time study. Each semester students nominate if they wish to enrol into research thesis unit: ASP6200 at 50 or 100% of full-time enrolment.
Students are required to continue re-enrolling in the thesis component of their study until the thesis is submitted for examination.
ASP6200 Master Thesis 0