Courses & Units

Communicating Research XGR502

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney

Note:

As well as attending the face-to-face days (2 consecutive days), students will need to access the XGR502 MyLO Web site.

Introduction

Communicating Research introduces principles of academic writing and broad presentation skills to PhD and Masters candidates to higher degrees by research (HDR) study at the University of Tasmania.

This unit will focus on a range of topics including: managing and reviewing the literature, writing a research proposal, presentation skills (presentations for conferences, seminars, discussants and poster presentations, including differences in styles between disciplines), principles of academic writing (developing responsible writing skills, structuring extended writing, technique and writing style and incorporating the work of other scholars into your writing) and preparing research results for publication.

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 a number of elective units in the course.

Summary

Unit name Communicating Research
Unit code XGR502
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Research Division
Office of Research Services
Discipline Graduate Research Office
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Winter school (late) On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) 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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

Key Dates

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
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.

About Census Dates

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 100799

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.

Teaching

Assessment

Development of a relevant literature database 20%; Literature review or equivalent substantial body of work 50%; Presentation at UTAS postgraduate conference 30%.

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredNone
Co-op Bookshop links

The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.