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APG4688

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Leah Gerber

Notes

Previously coded TRN4020

Synopsis

This unit aims to provide the student with the opportunity to investigate a topic of his or her choice in consultation with the unit coordinator or the language specific instructor. Students will be required to do a preliminary bibliographical search, both in available libraries and online databases, followed by a critical appraisal in essay form of relevant translation literature.

Objectives

On completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. Carry out thorough library and web-based searches
  2. Critically appraise theoretical and methodological translation literature
  3. Write up research finds in an appropriate academic style and within the metalanguage of translation studies.

Assessment

Annotated bibliography (1,500 words): 25%
Critical essay (3,000 words): 75%

Prerequisites

APG4813