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ATS4137

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please 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 or area of study.

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

Coordinator(s)

Dr Jeremy Breaden

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

The study in depth of a particular topic in literature, culture, society or linguistics, or, in exceptional circumstances, a subject taken in a cognate discipline. Students should consult with the honours coordinator.

Outcomes

After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of their chosen topic;
  2. identify the key sources relevant to the topic;
  3. develop a research proposal based on those sources;
  4. write a detailed research report;

More generally students are expected to develop their abilities to:

  1. devise and conceptualise a research project;
  2. develop a viable research strategy; and
  3. present logical, coherent arguments.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 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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Chief examiner(s)

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

Prerequisites

Acceptance into the relevant language Honours program