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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Brett Hough


This unit allows students with special interests to study in depth a particular topic in Indonesian linguistics, literature or culture and society. Special permission to undertake this unit must be obtained from the Honours Coordinator for Indonesian Studies.


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

  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of their chosen topic;

  1. identify the key sources relevant to the topic;

  1. develop a research proposal based on those sources;

  1. write a detailed research report;

  1. present a 20 minute oral presentation of their research findings.


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 both orally and in writing.


Written work (9,000-10,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Brett Hough

Contact hours

A weekly thirty minute meeting.