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EA5026 - Special Studies

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Available to postgraduate students only with permission of the program coodinator.

The special studies unit is designed as a flexible unit for a student to submit a minor dissertation, major report, compilation of papers or other research and/or minerals industry training-related outputs for consideration for credit within the overall course.

Learning Outcomes

  • an in-depth understanding of a geological problem;
  • application of a technique or techniques of geological analysis.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EA5006

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)

Townsville, Study Period 2, Limited
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.