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EV5901 - Special Topic 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Available to Graduate Diploma of Science and Master of Science candidates.

Students must contact subject coordinator in the first week of the Teaching Period. An independent study and/or research devoted to a topic not available through structured coursework. The subject is to be developed in consultation with a member of staff of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop capacity to work independently;
  • the ability to plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • the ability to formulate and solve research problems;
  • the ability to understand theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research;
  • the ability to appraise information critically.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • 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 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 ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TG5901

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours
Assessment: assessment to be determined by the supervising staff member and the head of school.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours
Assessment: assessment to be determined by the supervising staff member and the head of school.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Mark Hamann
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor David King.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours
Assessment: assessment to be determined by the supervising staff member and the head of school.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Mark Hamann
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor David King.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours
Assessment: assessment to be determined by the supervising staff member and the head of school.
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

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.