ATS4232 - Arts honours thesis B - 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)

Prerequisites

One of ATS4231, ATS4004, ATS4371, ATS4461, ATS4925, ATS4911, ATS4371, ATS4778, ATS4808, ATS4866, ATS4470

Prohibitions

ATS4005, ATS4372, ATS4462, ATS4716, ATS4726, ATS4732, ATS4764, ATS4774, ATS4779, ATS4809, ATS4867, ATS4912, ATS4926

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will implement and report on a research project commenced in the unit Arts honours thesis A (ATS4231) 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 to 18,000 words): 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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