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RES9510 Confirmation of Candidature (Non-Lab)

Short Description: Confirm of Candidat (Non-Lab)
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Research Office
School or Department : Office of Research
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 129999 - Mixed Field Programmes not els
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 23 May 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Student must be enrolled in the following Program: DPHD

Other requisites

Must have completed the Research Methodology Course (Schedule A)
Recommended prior or concurrent study: One Course in Schedule B

Synopsis

Candidates in Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD) will undertake studies on their research project in consultation with their Project Supervisors. The Research Proposal is developed in this course as part of the confirmation of candidature in the DPHD program. Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD) program is normally provisional until the student successfully completes the Confirmation of Candidature process. The following areas will normally be addressed in the Confirmation Proposal:

1. aims and objectives of the research;
2. review of the relevant literature;
3. proposed contribution to the field of research;
4. details of the proposed research methods, including analysis of data;
5. draft research ethics application, if appropriate;
6. milestones and timelines;
7. resources required to complete the research; and
8. an indication of the type of Thesis expected to be submitted (e.g. Standard Thesis, Thesis by Publication, Thesis with Creative Works component).

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 External
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 External
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba