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HYM5410B

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mark Baker

Synopsis

Students undertake a reading program and research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide studies 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 HYM5410(B) will be able to demonstrate:

  1. the ability to plan, implement and complete a major 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 relating to the Holocaust and genocide.
  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 (9000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Mark Baker

Contact hours

1-2 hours of meetings per week with supervisor