ATS4230 - Arts honours thesis - 2019

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Arts

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Kirsten McLean

Coordinator(s)

Refer to school honours coordinator

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • Second semester 2019 (Flexible)

Clayton

  • First semester 2019 (Flexible)
  • Second semester 2019 (Flexible)

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, conduct and report on a research project on an approved topic of their own devising.

Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Plan, conduct and report on research in their Honours discipline;
  2. Demonstrate a practical understanding of the ethical issues associated with conducting research, where relevant;
  3. Demonstrate a command of the research literature relating to their research project.

Assessment

Completed research thesis (15,000 to18,000 words): 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 576 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled meetings with a supervisor and independent study.

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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study