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RM7002 - Situating the Research: Masters Candidates

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: Graduate Research

Available to Master of Philosophy students only.

This subject will demonstrate the research higher degree candidate's capacity to undertake a degree at the required level by demonstrating: (1) mastery of a substantial body of knowledge in the field of research including substantial knowledge of the principles and methods, (2) the cognitive skills to demonstrate expert understanding of the associated theoretical knowledge, and to reflect critically on the theory and practice of the field of research, and (3) the communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions and present cogently a complex investigation to peers and the wider academic community. The Advisory Panel will assist the candidate to complete to substantive written work the satisfaction of their Candidature Committee.

Learning Outcomes

  • skills to situate the research in the required scholarly background and communicate the findings at the appropriate level in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Subject Assessment

  • substantive written work in the format prescribed for the school or discipline. the strategies employed to ensure that the hdr candidate is the author of the work submitted for assessment will be the advisory panels involvement with the drafts.

Special Assessment Requirements

Satisfactory completion of competency tasks listed above

Assumed
Knowledge:
Entry requirements of degree
Corequisites: RM7001

Availabilities

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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.

  • 13 hours - Regular meetings with Advisory Panel
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
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.

  • 13 hours - Regular meetings with Advisory Panel
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
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.

  • 13 hours - Regular meetings with Advisory Panel
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
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.

  • 13 hours - Regular meetings with Advisory Panel
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Mixed attendance, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
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.

  • 13 hours - Regular meetings with Advisory Panel
  • 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.