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SC5900 - Special Topic

Credit points: 6
Year: 2021
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

    Prerequisites: PRIOR APPROVAL

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

    External, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    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.