ATS4231 - Arts honours thesis A - 2018

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 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 Sarah McDonald (Semester 1)

Dr Kirsten McLean (Semester 2)

Coordinator(s)

Refer to school honours coordinator

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2018 (Flexible)
  • Second semester 2018 (Flexible)

Clayton

  • First semester 2018 (Flexible)
  • Second semester 2018 (Flexible)

Co-requisites

ATS4232

Prohibitions

ATS4230, ATS4003, ATS4004, ATS4371, ATS4460, ATS4462, ATS4923, ATS4925, ATS4767, ATS4911, ATS4370, ATS4371, ATS4715, ATS4725, ATS4763, ATS4773, ATS4778, ATS4866, APG4033

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, and commence the implementation and reporting of, a research project on an approved topic of their own devising. This unit is followed by Arts honours thesis B (ATS4232), under which the project and thesis will be completed.

Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Commence planning, conducting and reporting on research in their Honours discipline;
  2. Demonstrate satisfactory progress in the planning, implementation and reporting of their research;
  3. Demonstrate satisfactory progress in their command of the research literature relating to their research project.

Assessment

Satisfactory progress towards a 15,000 - 18,000 words research thesis: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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