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Writing for publications moderated online module

The writing for publication modules are offered on both semester 1 and 2 through the RMIT School of Graduate Research. The length of the module is five weeks.

Prerequisites: To successfully complete the module participants will need to have reportable research results that can be used to prepare a draft abstract and article for publication. HDR candidates will usually have completed their mid-candidature review.

Writing a research proposal moderated online module

The writing a research proposal module is offered in both semester 1 and 2 through the RMIT School of Graduate Research. The length of the course is four weeks.

Prerequisites: To complete this short course, participants will need to be working towards their Confirmation of Candidature and currently writing their research proposal.

e-Grad School moderated online modules

These online modules are offered through the e-Grad School, a virtual graduate school providing online moderated research skills development modules to HDR candidates across Australia each semester.

  • Critical and creative thinking module will enable participants to improve their understanding of the role and nature of critical and creative thinking and to demonstrate an ability to apply them within their research practice.
  • Entrepreneurship module aims to develop those who wish to be more effective in their role as a social, economic and technological change agent. It is designed for those who wish to directly undertake, support, finance or facilitate the creation and growth of new ventures that are based upon innovative ideas which significantly change the status quo.
  • Leadership and communication module will provide the participants with introductory understanding of the topics on leadership, communications, interpersonal skills, team membership and mentoring and coaching.
  • Project management module aims to develop skills in defining a project, an appreciation of the generic project management processes and some knowledge of the parameters relevant to managing it.
  • Practice-led research in creative arts, media and design module will provide participants working in the area of creative arts, media and design* with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the methodological research design implications of undertaking enquiry through practice.
  • Public policy module aims to stimulate inquiry into the processes involved with the identification, development, implementation and analyses of public policy, and to gain an in-depth understanding of the role that governments play in driving the policy process from problem identification to implementation and evaluation.
  • Research commercialisation module aims to develop a grounded understanding of intellectual property in light of its potential for commercialisation, and a working knowledge of typical commercialisation processes.