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SCI4408 Complementary Studies B

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 30 May 2023


This course exists to satisfy a need for flexibility within programs in order to cater for the widely varying interests and chosen specialisations of students. Some students taking this course in the online mode, depending on their negotiated studies/assessment, may have attendance requirements.

This course provides the opportunity for a student to pursue an area of study which will complement the other studies in their program. Typically the course will consist of specialised investigations extending knowledge and skills in a certain area. The studies could involve, for example, a directed reading course, an extension to a project (where appropriate), or some other approved activity which would complement the student's studies. The area of study chosen will be assigned after consultation with the examiner and a staff member with expertise in the area concerned. To fulfil entry requirements into the course, students must provide the course examiner with a satisfactory study plan, endorsed by the appropriate staff member, by the end of week 1 of the semester in which they are taking the course.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 30 May 2023