complete and exact. The bibliography should conform to the style of an appropriate scientific journal (e.g. a CSIRO journal) and a word count must appear at the end of the work.
Two copies of a literature review of 3,000 words must be submitted on the last day
of the should should
first semester of the research project.
For most full-time students, this
be at relate
the end of the first to the topic of the
semester of their degree. research project and be of
The literature review sufficient breadth to
place it in the context students with guidance
current knowledge in the field.
and by reading and making suggested improvements on a maximum of two For a supervisor's comments to be useful they must receive the first draft of
the literature review no later than week 8 of semester. The literature include a table of contents and all pages should be numbered.
All Masters Students will present their research findings to the department at a seminar that will take place in the final semester of their research project. The seminar should present the objectives, methods, findings and significance of the
research. The seminar will be and 25 minutes for students
40 minutes completing
for students completing the
time for questions from the audience. The supervisor(s) but not more than two, practice runs of the seminar.
major project times include at least one,
Research Plan and Thesis
Two copies of a research plan for the thesis must be submitted four weeks into the first semester of the research project. For most full-time students, this should be during the first semester of their degree. The research plan should be 2-3 typed pages (single-spaced) and include:
a short title; 1-2 paragraphs of background to the project; the specific aim or hypothesis to be tested; a brief project outline that includes the method(s) of analysis to be used; an indication as to the availability of any specialised equipment or biological material that is required or access to experimental sites; the adequacy of supervision (particularly where outside supervisors are involved); a timeline for completion of the work; and a title for the literature review.
After the plan panel will be written plan is
has been received, a review meeting with the student’s examination
an essential part of any research project, as it
that the thesis
statement or research question has been agreement between the supervisor(s) and successful completion.
and that there
as to what
is required for
Two copies of a research thesis must be submitted on the final day of the last
Masters in Science (Botany)