EEE732 - HDR Supervision


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including two (2) scheduled online workshops


This unit is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of issues connected with Higher Degree by Research (HDR) supervision. It is aimed at those who are new, or relatively new, to the process of supervising research students (Doctoral, Masters, and Honours). Underpinning the Unit is a recognition of the distinctive pedagogic (teaching and learning) nature of HDR supervision as a research training pathway for academe and/or industry. The unit provides an overview of contemporary HDR pedagogy, recognising different discipline areas and their different research cultures, practices and challenges.

The unit aims to develop participants' awareness of requirements and regulations for doctoral degrees, identify issues and research cultures in their particular discipline areas, and support their understanding of the guidance and monitoring process required in an effective supervisory relationship. The unit is formally recognised as a part of the 'fast track' process to gaining eligibility to undertake Principal Supervision.

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