ASC533 Master's Research Dissertation (32)


The subject is one of a suite of Master's research subjects allowing a sufficiently flexible combination of subjects to reflect the subject equivalent load of the student's Master's research project. Within these subjects, students will develop an advanced level of knowledge in a nominated discipline, and develop research, verbal and written skills in a specialised field.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ASC533
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Assumed Knowledge

Research design and statistics

Enrolment restrictions

Master students only
Incompatible subject(s)
ASC516 ASC517 ASC532

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant to conducting research, especially for entry to higher degree courses;
  • demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge in the area of specialisation; and
  • demonstrate verbal and written skills relevant to advanced studies.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Students select a research topic, develop a plan and then undertake a research project, under the guidance of the supervisor(s), which is relevant to the nominated discipline.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.