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ATS4137

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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

Synopsis

The study in depth of a particular topic in literature, culture, society or linguistics, or, in exceptional circumstances, a subject taken in a cognate discipline. Students should consult with the honours coordinator.

Outcomes

After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of their chosen topic;
  2. identify the key sources relevant to the topic;
  3. develop a research proposal based on those sources;
  4. write a detailed research report;

More generally students are expected to develop their abilities to:

  1. devise and conceptualise a research project;
  2. develop a viable research strategy; and
  3. present logical, coherent arguments.

Assessment

Written (in the form of one or more essays - 9000 words): 100%

Details to be negotiated with the individual student

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Approximately 2 hours per week (classes and individual supervision)

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

Prerequisites

Acceptance into the LCL Honours program.