Honours in Genetics
By undertaking Honours in Genetics, you will develop an understanding of the research process and your abilities to conduct independent research. You will acquire training and practice in skills such as experimental methods, problem solving, literature searching, data analysis, computing, team building, and written and oral communication.
Outcomes: Students are able to (1) have an extended knowledge and understanding of Genetics at both the theoretical and practical levels; (2) be able to design experiments, interpret data and be skilled at solving scientific problems; (3) be able to think critically and challenge ideas and concepts in the literature; and (4) have effective oral and written communication skills.
Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of the Genetics major.
Intake periods: Beginning of year only
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2|
Take all units (48 points):
|Availability||Unit code||Unit name||Unit rules|
|S1||GENE4001||Advanced Studies in Genetics and Genomics|
|S1||MSCI4001||Research Methodology, Data Acquisition and Evaluation Part 1|
|S2||MSCI4002||Research Methodology, Data Acquisition and Evaluation Part 2|
|S1, S2||MSCI4003||Research Methodology, Data Acquisition and Evaluation Part 3|
|S1, S2||MSCI4004||Research Methodology, Data Acquisition and Evaluation Part 4|
|S1||MSCI4005||Research Project Development and Communication|
|S1||MSCI4006||Advanced Techniques in Molecular Sciences|
|S1||MSCI4098||Seminar Appraisal and Presentation Part 1|
|S2||MSCI4099||Seminar Appraisal and Presentation Part 2|