RES9503 Doctor of Philosophy Studies Full-Time Biology, Engine'g, Physics or Psychology
|Semester 2, 2012 External Toowoomba|
|Faculty or Section :||Research Office|
|School or Department :||Office of Research|
|Version produced :||20 June 2013|
Full-time candidates undertaking research in Biology, Engineering, Physics or Psychology should enrol in this course for each semester of their candidature. This will normally be for a total of six semesters.
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
ALL textbooks and materials available to be purchased can be sourced from USQ's Online Bookshop (unless otherwise stated). (https://bookshop.usq.edu.au/bookweb/subject.cgi?year=2012&sem=02&subject1=RES9503)
Please contact us for alternative purchase options from USQ Bookshop. (https://bookshop.usq.edu.au/contact/)
- There are no texts or materials required for this course.
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg (%)||Due Date||Notes|
|Progress Report / Dissertation||100||100||09 Nov 2012||(see note 1)|
- Candidates who are not due to submit their Dissertation must submit a Progress Report. The Office of Research and Higher Degrees will notify candidates by email when the Progress Report is due.
Important assessment information
There are no attendance requirements for this course. However, it is the studentís responsibility to maintain regular contact with their supervisory team to discuss their research progress.
Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
Progress Reports: to complete the Progress Report satisfactorily, students must fill out the report in consultation with their supervisor. As part of their research program, students are expected to demonstrate satisfactory progress.
Dissertation: To successfully complete a Dissertation, students must receive a passing grade and have undertaken the requested revisions.
Penalties for late submission of required work:
Higher Degree research students are required to submit all pieces of assessment (ie Progress Reports or Dissertation) by the due date as advised by ORHD to avoid a Fail grade.
Requirements for student to be awarded a passing grade in the course:
Progress Report: HDR students must submit a progress report and deemed to be making Satisfactory Progress by the supervisor and ADR to receive a SP grade.
Dissertation: At the end of the candidature students are required to submit a dissertation for examination, receive a passing grade and satisfactorily address the revisions for the degree to be awarded.
Method used to combine assessment results to attain final grade:
Examination period when Deferred/Supplementary examinations will be held:
University Student Policies:
Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at http://policy.usq.edu.au/portal/custom/search/category/usq_document_policy_type/Student.1.html.