APHB5525 Major Project and Dissertation Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is taken over consecutive semesters and parts 1 to 4 must be taken to complete the requirements of the unit. The unit provides students with access to laboratories for the accomplishment of their final project. Students have regular contact with their supervisor for assistance in writing their final dissertation.
Students are able to (1) develop and exhibit a major biological art project; (2) and write a 10,000-word dissertation; (3) or instead of 1 and 2, write a 15,000- to 20,000-word dissertation; and (4) further develop oral communication skills.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) exhibition or performance; (2) dissertation; and (3) final seminar. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Ionat Zurr
Contact hours
Students meet at least fortnightly with project supervisors and the unit coordinator on a timetable discussed together
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]
  • 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.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.