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RD7002 - Situating the Research: Doctoral Candidates

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: Graduate Research

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

    Special Assessment Requirements

    Satisfactory completion of competency tasks listed above

    Assumed
    Knowledge:
    Entry requirements of degree
    Corequisites: RD7001

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 1
    Census Date 25-Mar-2021
    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

    Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    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 25-Mar-2021
    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 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    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 08-Apr-2021
    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 05-Aug-2021
    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 02-Dec-2021
    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.