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SC5900 - Special Topic

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

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 from the College of Science and Engineering and the student's course coordinator. To request enrolment in this subject student's should (1) attain approval from a research supervisor (usually an academic or research staff member in the College), (2) identify a project in consultation with the supervisor, and (3) email confirmation from supervisor and a brief description of the project to the subject coordinator.

Learning Outcomes

  • plan, conduct and manage research in their discipline;
  • formulate and solve research problems;
  • critically evaluate theoretical concepts in a range of topics which give background to the research;
  • prepare and present written technical reports and/or oral presentations for a specialist audience.

Subject Assessment

  • research report.
Prerequisites: PRIOR APPROVAL

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Assoc. Professor Mark Hamann, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Assoc. Professor Mark Hamann, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Assoc. Professor Mark Hamann, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Dr Brad Congdon, Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Dr Brad Congdon, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law, Dr Kearrin Sims.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Dr Brad Congdon, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law, Dr Kearrin Sims.
Workload expectations:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

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.