Doctor of Philosophy (Prior Publication)

Doctor of Philosophy [Prior Publication]

Course code

114402

Course type

Doctorate by Research (AQF level 10)

Division

Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Requirements for admission can be found at HDR PhD by Prior Publication Procedure

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

EFTSL to complete (equivalent full-time student load)

2 EFTSL

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course learning outcomes

Graduates of a Doctoral Degree will have:

Knowledge

  • A substantial body of knowledge at the frontier of a field of work or learning, including knowledge that constitutes an original contribution

  • Substantial knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of work or learning.

Skills

  • Cognitive skills to demonstrate expert understanding of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on that theory and practice

  • Cognitive skills and use of intellectual independence to think critically, evaluate existing knowledge and ideas, undertake systematic investigation and reflect on theory and practice to generate original knowledge

  • Expert technical and creative skills applicable to the field of work or learning

  • Communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions

  • Communication skills to present cogently a complex investigation of originality or original research for external examination against international standards and to communicate results to peers and the community

  • Expert skills to design, implement, analyse, theorise and communicate research that makes a significant and original contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice.

Graduates of a Doctoral Degree will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • With intellectual independence

  • With initiative and creativity in new situations and/or for further learning

  • With full responsibility and accountability for personal outputs

  • To plan and execute original research

  • With the ongoing capacity to generate new knowledge, including in the context of professional practice.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

PI7001:00 Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Prior Publication)

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

Up to 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Progression

Supervising body

Research Education Sub-Committee (RESC)

Supervision

See HDR Degree Requirements

Award Details

Award title

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Approved abbreviation

PhD

Inclusion of field of research on testamur

The field of research will not appear on the testamur.

Exit with a lesser award

Not applicable