ANHB5405 Project Design

6 points
Not available in 2018UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit can be modified to suit, as far as practicable, each student's background understanding of project design and their future career interests. Topics include how to obtain and critically evaluate background information and literature, how to clarify project objectives and hypotheses, choice of methods, formulation of protocols and the regulations and ethics governing experimental work.
Students are able to develop an ability to design and conduct applied and research-based projects.
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) written assignments; (2) examinations; and (3) seminars. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Gavin Pinniger and Associate Professor Silvana Gaudieri
Unit rules
enrolment in any postgraduate course of this University
ANHB5503 Research Methods in Anatomy and Human Biology
Contact hours
weekly Practical Classes and seminars as required

There are no prescribed texts. Students are encouraged to read widely in the area including web-based material.

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