Research Project (WILD5009)

UNIT OF STUDY

A valuable opportunity to apply some of the knowledge gained from earlier coursework, WILD5009 comprises a research project on a topic with significant emphasis on wildlife health and/or population management, as arranged between the student and an appropriate supervisor. This research experience is highly valued by prospective employers as it shows a willingness and ability to undertake guided but independent research. The project is not conducted by way of contact hours per week for a semester. Instead the student is expected to work on the project full-time and in a continuous manner for the semester. This unit of study is available only to students enrolled in the Master of Applied Science (Wildlife Health and Population Management).

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Meetings throughout semester to be arranged with supervisor.

Assessment

Independent research project (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

WILD5001 and WILD5002, a minimum of 24 credit points from collection with a Credit average (WILD5001, WILD5002, WILD5003, WILD5004, WILD5005, WILD5006)

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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.

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