courses

0498

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.

Course code0498
Managing facultyArt, Design and Architecture
Abbreviated titleMA
CRICOS code039990B
Standard duration of study (years)2 years FT, 4 years PT

The student's research master's project is to be conceived from the outset as clearly achievable within the standard duration of the degree, taking into consideration all elements, including any compulsory coursework required. Early submission can take place after 1.5 years.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0498
Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9903 1837, email artdes-postgrad@monash.edu or visit http://www.monash.edu/mada

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Candidature in a master's by research involves the independent investigation of a research problem that has been formulated by the candidate. It is expected that the research undertaken will make a contribution to the discipline in which the candidate is enrolled by applying, clarifying, critiquing or interpreting that knowledge. Candidates are supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout their candidature.

The principal research discipline in the Master of Arts is art history and theory.

Outcomes

Successful completion of the program will signify that the candidate has successfully completed a course of research training and has satisfied the examiners that they can carry out a research project and critically analyse the results.

Candidature rules

For all candidature rules and other important information for candidates refer to the Handbook for Research Master's DegreesHandbook for Research Master's Degrees (http://www.monash.edu/migr/research-degrees/handbook/masters).

Assessment

Candidates will be examined entirely on the basis of a written paper as outlined in the course description and the course structure.

Structure

This course consists of a research and thesis component.

Requirements

Candidates must, in consultation with and under the direct supervision of a member/s of the academic staff:

(a.) carry out a program of research on an agreed topic approved by the faculty in the candidate's chosen discipline for a specified period, including attending and/or presenting at seminars and other related activities as indicated by the faculty

(b.) submit for assessment a thesis of 30,000-40,000 words on the program of research which meets the requirements of the examiners.

Award(s)

Master of Arts