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RD7003 - Professional Development: Doctoral Candidates

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
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.
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, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
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.)
Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
    Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

    Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    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.)
    Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
      Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

      Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
      Census Date 22-Mar-2018
      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.)
      Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
        Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

        Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
        Census Date 23-Aug-2018
        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.)
        Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
          Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

          JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 51
          Census Date 05-Apr-2018
          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.)
          Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
            Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

            JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 52
            Census Date 02-Aug-2018
            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.)
            Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
              Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

              JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
              Census Date 29-Nov-2018
              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.)
              Contact 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: (1)4 days compulsory workshops co-ordinated by the research division and delivered in person and online;(2)approx 6 days over 18 months of elective work chosen from (a)workshops and courses mostly offered in blocks twice per year (b) workshops and courses and/or programs eg(cohort programs) offered by faculty or school; and/or (c)other options considered appropriate by the candidates advisory panel (eg courses offered by the tropical network of universities; atn e-grad.
                Special Assessment Requirements: Successful completion of the activities that make up the ~10 days of professional development as described above.

                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.