Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney
As well as attending the face-to-face days (2 consecutive days), students will need to access the XGR501 MyLO Web site.
Introduction to Higher Degree by Research will introduce PhD and Masters candidates to higher degrees by research (HDR) study at the University of Tasmania.
Candidates will be introduced to a range of topics including what it means to be an HDR candidate; policy and procedure at UTAS; research ethics; planning and managing a research project; how to lead a team and guide research; moral rights and protecting and commercialising research; information retrieval, library services and resources and occupational health and safety. The unit will be taught via block teaching (face-to-face) and assessment tasks will focus on meeting key objectives required for confirmation of progression of candidature.
The unit is a mandatory unit of the Graduate Certificate in Research. Therefore, it introduces a range of topics that will be developed further in the remaining units of the course.
|Unit name||Introduction to Higher Degree by Research|
Office of Research Services
|Discipline||Graduate Research Office|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Winter school (late)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Sep||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||11 Week Session Feb||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||11 Week Session Apr||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Winter school (late)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||11 Week Session Feb||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||11 Week Session Apr||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Winter school (late)||25/6/2018||13/7/2018||6/8/2018||15/9/2018|
|Spring school (extended)||29/10/2018||21/11/2018||24/12/2018||17/2/2019|
|5 Week Session Sep||27/8/2018||3/9/2018||13/9/2018||30/9/2018|
|11 Week Session Feb||29/1/2018||12/2/2018||5/3/2018||8/4/2018|
|11 Week Session Apr||3/4/2018||20/4/2018||14/5/2018||24/6/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $1,903.00||079999|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Ethics Assignment 35%; Research Plan 50%; Accountable persons training 15%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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- Hobart, Winter school (late)
- Hobart, Spring school (extended)
- Launceston, Winter school (late)
- Launceston, Spring school (extended)
The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.