This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum.
This topic comprises a major research project in which the student is required to engage in individually supervised research, presenting results in the form of a postgraduate level thesis and seminar presentations. It is expected that this work will be conducted in the research laboratories in the College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, or in conjunction with other suitable laboratories for which relevant and adequate facilities and immediate supervision exists, either in academia, research institutes or industry. All areas of contemporary biotechnology are open, with the research including any bioscience activity which is either fundamental in nature, or more applied, and having distinct economic or social objectives.
This topic aims to:
The skills and experience gained in the topic should enable the Masters graduates to function in an interdisciplinary, global, research intensive biotechnology industry.