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APG5796

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 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 Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Marc Brodie

Notes

Previously coded HYM5105B

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 APG5795A and APG5796 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
  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

One 2-hour lecture and two 1-hour tutorials per week