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HYM4105

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Christina Twomey

Synopsis

Students undertake a reading program and research project in the field of history decided in consultation with the course coordinator and potential supervisor. Students will carry out their research and write a research paper under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

Objectives

A student successfully completing this unit will be able to demonstrate:

  1. the ability to plan, implement and complete a research program under the supervision of academic staff;
  2. a comprehensive knowledge of the main themes, questions and issues of a particular field of study;
  3. an awareness of the major methodological, theoretical and thematic issues raised by their project;
  4. an ability to develop sound conclusions and interpretations based upon the critical analysis of a range of evidence; and
  5. the fluent, effective and coherent communication of research findings and relevant theoretical and conceptual conclusions.

Assessment

Research paper (18,000 words): 100%.

Chief examiner(s)

Christina Twomey

Contact hours

1-2 hours of meetings per week with supervisor