ASC532 Master's Research Dissertation (32)

This is a research subject available only to students enrolled in the Master of Animal Science. Students enrolled in this subject will work directly with their supervisory team to undertake an appropriate research project. Students will complete at least one seminar presentation and prepare for submission to an approved peer-reviewed scientific journal as a full scientific paper(s) for examination.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ASC532. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Two sessions


School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Masters level students only



Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to undertake a research project, including the appropriate application of research methodologies, analyses and interpretation;
  • be able to obtain human/animal ethics approval (if required);
  • be able to demonstrate proficiency in the execution of a research project through submission of a publishable (correctly formatted) full scientific paper(s); and
  • be able to effectively communicate the research project in written and verbal formats.


This 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.

Special Resources

The research project may incur substantial operating costs. Students must have formal arrangements in place to cover such costs before commencing the Subject.


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.