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APG4623

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Christina Twomey

Notes

Previously coded HYM4105

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