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|Selection rank||English language requirements||Duration||UAC code|
|Faculty||Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods|
|Graduate Research Office||
Graduate Research Office
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
||View teaching periods|
Annual fee rates
The fees shown are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
|Academic entry requirements||English language requirements||CRICOS code||Faculty|
|102575A||Graduate Research Office|
|Discipline(s)||Location||Available teaching periods||Duration|
Graduate Research Office
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
||View teaching periods||4.0 years|
Annual fee rates
The fees shown are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Information on how fees are calculated can be found here.
Academic entry requirements
To study at UC, you’ll need to meet our academic entry requirements and any admission requirements specific to your course. Please read your course admission requirements below. To find out whether you meet UC’s academic entry requirements, visit our academic entry requirements page.
As per the University of Canberra HDR Admission Policy.
Additional admission requirements
The Graduate Certificate in Research Methods and Design exists as an exit award only, for those students admitted to the PhD.
If a candidate fails to meet academic requirements during candidature, they may be eligible for the Graduate Certificate as an exit award providing the requirements of the award have been met.
Where a candidate fails to meet the academic requirements of the Graduate Certificate, they will be discontinued from the PhD and offered the opportunity to reattempt failed units and, if successful, exit with a Graduate Certificate. The Graduate Certificate will not be awarded if the candidate successfully completes the PhD.
Sufficient knowledge relevant to the study area to enable identification of a need for research.
Periods course is open for new admissions
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Domestic||International|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 1|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 2|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 1|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 2|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 1|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Research Semester 2|
There are currently no formal credit transfer arrangements for entry to this course. Any previous study or work experience will only be considered as part of the application process in accordance with current course rules and university policy. Credit is not permitted towards completion of a graduate certificate.
Doctor of Philosophy (MXP001) | 96 credit points
- For science related research degrees: Candidates who require additional research methods training are not admitted into a Doctor of Philosophy in a science related area, hence no units are listed.
- Note 1. HDR candidates should discuss their enrolment with their supervisor panel to determine if faculty-delivered coursework is required (up to 6 credit points).
- Note 1.1. If not required candidates will need to apply for credit through MyUC once they have commenced.
- Note 2. The Primary Supervisor may approve other postgraduate units up to 6cps if the listed units are not appropriate for the development needs of the candidate or the requirements of the project.
- Note 2.1. Candidates should apply for a HDR Study Plan in MyUC to have the alternative units formally approved.
- Note 3. The Primary Supervisor may approve up to 6 credit points of block credit if a candidate is deemed to have equivalent RPL for research methods and/or design.
- Note 3.1. Candidates will need to apply for credit/RPL through MyUC once they have commenced.
In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Standard 4 years full-time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.
|Learning outcomes||Related graduate attributes|
|1. Learning Outcomes for the Graduate Certificate in Research Methods and Design:||
|1.1 Sophisticated understanding of research principles and values.||
|1.2 Conceptual, cognitive and technical skills and knowledge relevant to research practice.||
|1.3 Capacity to formulate a research problem, design a research project, and apply judgment in the field.||
|1.4 Knowledge of principles of research integrity, data management, and the communication of knowledge to various audiences.||
|2. Learning Outcomes for the Doctor of Philosophy (in addition to the above):||
|2.1 To develop researchers who are able to conceive of, construct and conduct an independent research project in a particular area.||
|2.2 The capacity to demonstrate high research integrity with cognitive, creative and technical skills, and develop theoretical and applied knowledge for their disciplinary field or profession.||
|2.3 The capacity to manage a project in a professional manner, identify and address the ethical constraints, manage budgets, and collect and store data.||
|2.4 The capacity to apply their knowledge and skills, and make a contribution communicating findings and concepts to both academic and general audiences.||
|Doctor of Philosophy||PhD|
Alternative exit award Graduate Certificate in Research Methods and Design:
Students may exit early from the Doctor of Philosophy course if they have successfully completed 12 credit points of coursework units.
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