Doctor of Philosophy [Prior Publication]
Doctorate by Research (AQF level 10)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
EFTSL to complete (equivalent full-time student load)
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Course learning outcomes
Graduates of a Doctoral Degree will have:
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.
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.
PI7001:00 Doctor of Philosophy Research Thesis (Prior Publication)
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Expected time to complete
Up to 2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
Inclusion of field of research on testamur
The field of research will not appear on the testamur.
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