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Course and Subject Handbook 2012 Course Information Research Courses Doctor of Nursing Science – Not offered in 2012

Doctor of Nursing Science – Not offered in 2012

Course code

79402

Version

4

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Requirements for admission can be found at University Requirements - Research Doctorate Degrees

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 10) Guidelines for Doctoral degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Special admission requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of five years post-registration experience or experience approved by the Head of School.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Doctoral Degrees Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 10).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

NS6100:06 Doctoral Specialisation 1

NS6210:06  Integrated Literature Review

NS6300:06  Research Theory and Practice

PD7211:00  Professional Doctorate Research Portfolio (Part 1)

PD7212:00  Professional Doctorate Research Portfolio (Part 2)

PD7213:00  Professional Doctorate Research Portfolio (Part 3)

PD7214:00  Professional Doctorate Research Portfolio (Part 4)

Options

NS6110:06  Doctoral Specialisation 2

or

6 credit points of any level 5 or 6 NS or level 5 or 6 TM subjects (as approved by the Course Coordinator)

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Progression

Supervising body

Higher Degrees by Research Sub-Committee (HDRS-C)

Confirmation of candidature

See University Requirements - Research Doctorate Degrees

Supervision

See University Requirements - Research Doctorate Degrees

Progression

See University Requirements - Research Doctorate Degrees

Subsumption of coursework subjects

Subsumption permitted

Maximum credit points of coursework subjects

27 credit points

Allowed coursework subjects

As approved by the Dean, Graduate Research School

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

A person admitted to candidature on the basis of previous enrolment in a Masters degree relevant to the proposed Doctoral program, may be given advanced standing for work towards the Masters degree. In exceptional cases advanced standing may be given to a candidate for relevant research work undertaken at another university.

Maximum allowed

The amount of advanced standing to be awarded shall be determined by the HDRSC on the recommendation of the Head of the School.

Other restrictions

The University will not normally accept a candidate who has been enrolled at another institution for more than two years (full-time equivalent) or release a candidate who has been enrolled for more than two years (full-time equivalent).

Award Details

Inclusion of field of research on testamur

The field of research shall not appear on the testamur.

Exit with a lesser award

After examination of the thesis, and subject to the requirements under University Requirements - Research Doctorate Degrees, the HDRSC may approve the degree be not awarded but that the candidate be awarded an appropriate Masters degree.