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RD7003 - Professional Development: Doctoral Candidates

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Graduate Research

This subject will enable each candidate in a doctoral research degree at JCU to acquire the transferable skills required to complete the doctorate in a timely manner and fulfil his or her career aspirations as an internationally-competitive research professional. The Advisory Panel will assist the candidate to develop a skills program tailored to his or her individual needs by undertaking a Need's Assessment early in candidature.

Learning Outcomes

  • transferable skills required to fulfil individual career aspirations as an internationally-competitive research professional.

Subject Assessment

    Special Assessment Requirements

    Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

    Assumed
    Knowledge:
    Entry requirements of degree
    Prerequisites: RD7001 AND RD7002Candidates will be enrolled in this subject in the Research Period prior to their Mid-Candidature Review

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 52
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 53
    Census Date 02-Dec-2021
    Face to face teaching (offered via flexible delivery and requires some on-campus attendance - may incorporate the delivery of teaching material via the internet, print material or CD ROM.)
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop/ course attendance. Completing the requirements for this subject will take a minimum of 10 days over the first 18 months of full-time candidature (3 years part-time candidature).
    • assessment and self-directed study

    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.