APHB5512 SymbioticA Project Preparation

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
This unit is a preparation for the student's final project and dissertation within the Master of Biological Arts. Students complete the necessary safety and ethical applications and training and then develop a prototype of their proposed major project.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) successfully complete the necessary ethics applications in order to undertake their proposed dissertation project; (2) complete the necessary safety inductions and training in order to undertake their proposed dissertation project; and (3) develop the necessary technical skills to be able to undertake their proposed dissertation project.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) successful submission of appropriate ethics applications; (2) complete the necessary training to a satisfactory standard; and (3) submit a project prototype. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Ionat Zurr
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
completion of 48 points in the Master of Biological Arts (53550), including 24 points of conversion units
Contact hours
2 hours per week with supervisor/unit coordinator
Note
A reading list is supplied prior to the commencement of this unit.
Texts

To be decided in consultation with the unit coordinator once the invited researcher has agreed to supervise the SymbioticA dissertation project.

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.