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SC5900 - Special Topic

Credit points: 06
Year: 2018
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 enrol 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, and (3) send written confirmation from supervisor to the enrolment team and / or their course 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.
Prerequisites: PRIOR APPROVAL

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Dr Christa Placzek, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
Contact hours:
  • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
    Assessment: research report.

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
    Lecturers: Dr Brad Congdon, Assoc. Professor Chaoshu Zeng, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law, Dr Christa Placzek, Dr Amy Diedrich, Professor Lin Schwarzkopf.
    Contact hours:
    • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: research report.

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 23-Aug-2018
      Coordinator: Dr Naomi Gardiner
      Lecturers: Dr Brad Congdon, Dr Naomi Gardiner, Assoc. Professor Paul Nelson, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law.
      Contact hours:
      • 260 hours - mix of self directed and supervised learning
        Assessment: research report.

        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.