VM4401 - Research Project

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
Two Semesters
Completion of Year 4 courses with C grade or above
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The study of veterinary science requires an understanding of the basic principles of academic research and this course will provide an opportunity to conduct real-life research on a topic of interest to the student.

In this course the student will systematically investigate a topic to test a hypothesis under the guidance of a research advisor and peers under independent review. The project will culminate in preparation of a manuscript in the style of an appropriate scientific journal. Narrative literature reviews are not acceptable.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Notes regarding continuous assessment:
A penalty of 5% of the total marks for the assessment task will be deducted per working day for late submissions, and no marks will be awarded for submissions more than 10 working days late.
Detailed Course Information