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EV5902 - Special Topic 2

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

Available to Postgraduate Diploma 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 project;
  • the ability to appraise information critically.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • 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 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;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TG5902

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris, Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, <Person not found>.
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: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris, Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, <Person not found>.
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: Assoc. Professor David King
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris, Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, <Person not found>.
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: Assoc. Professor David King
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Assoc. Professor Emma Gyuris, Assoc. Professor Peter Valentine, <Person not found>.
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.