Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSchool of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sarah McDonald


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


After successfully completing this unit students should be able to:

  1. Develop a research proposal
  2. Develop a research strategy
  3. Identify the key resources relevant to the topic
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the research topic through a research essay that present a coherent argument.


Written work (4500 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

1 x 1 hour meeting with supervisor per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study


Approval by section