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DTH5007 - Research project

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Will Peterson

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit involves the research and writing of a long essay on an approved topic in theatre or performance studies of the student's choice. It should be able to demonstrate knowledge of relevant theoretical, comparative and practical approaches to the topic. It will require independent research and high level application to scholarly communication of the outcomes.

Objectives

Students who complete this unit successfully should have developed:

  1. The capacity to undertake advanced research in the discipline of theatre, drama and performance studies.

  1. An understanding of theoretical and comparative frameworks pertinent to their chosen topic.

  1. The ability to write an extended and persuasive scholarly essay on a selected topic.

Assessment

A research essay (9,000 words): 100%

Prerequisites

Dramatic Theory, Criticism, Theory and Methods, and at least three other level 4/5 units in the program

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