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APG4130

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Kuniko Yoshimitsu

Notes

Previously coded JLG4000

Synopsis

This unit provides advanced students who are self-directed and highly motivated and who are taking an approved co-requisite unit with the opportunity to further expand their linguistic competence and knowledge of a topic area by undertaking an in-depth project or program of study. This will usually include research on a specific topic and written work. Other activities may include participation in relevant conferences and forums, viewing and production of creative works, small group projects or community involvement. Specific content and assessment will be negotiated and set out in writing prior to the commencement of semester, or within the first two weeks.

Objectives

Students will:

  1. Extend their linguistic competence, particularly in relation to reading and writing skills.
  2. Extend their knowledge in the topic area covered by the co-requisite unit.
  3. Demonstrate independent research skills and/or other relevant independent study skills at a level commensurate with their year level.

Assessment

Written work/oral and written projects: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Jun Yano

Contact hours

Regular consultation with coordinator and attendance at normal 2hrs per week classes for co-requisite unit

Prerequisites

Permission of coordinator of corequisite unit

Co-requisites

Japanese 9, 10, 11 or 12 at appropriate year level