Research Project B2 (AVBS4014)


Research Project B is composed of 12 credit points and consists of units 4013 (Research Project B1) and 4014 (Research Project B2). AVBS4013 and AVBS4014 must be completed in separate semesters, and unit AVBS4013 must be completed prior to unit AVBS4014. In AVBS4014, students, after consultation with an academic(s) and/or researcher(s) choose to:
Undertake the evaluation and analysis of existing experimental data and produce a report (written and oral);in conjunction with a student undertaking units of study in Research Project A, participate in a defined component of this project and produce a report (written and oral); undertake a laboratory project or small project involving animal experimentation and produce a suitable report (written and oral); produce a desktop review of an animal industry problem or issue; and produce a suitable report (written and oral); undertake some other activity that meets the learning outcomes for this unit of study and produce a suitable report (written and oral). This activity will need to be sanctioned by the Program Coordinator and the year 4 coordinators of the BAnVetBioSc course as well as supervising academic(s)/researcher(s).

Further unit of study information


There is no regular face-to-face teaching, the equivalent of 6 hours of course work time will be allocated each week to this unit of study for research project activity.
Relevant workshops, for example on statistical analysis, will be completed during the sessions when the student is enrolled in AVBS4013 and AVBS 4014.


The students will be assessed on their research capabilities and will submit a report (Written and oral)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(Animal and Veterinary Bioscience years 1-3) and AVBS4013


AVBS4015 or AVBS4016 or AVBS4017 or AVBS4018

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.