Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Louisa Willoughby


Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, conduct and report on a research project on an approved topic of their own devising.


Students will:

  1. plan, conduct and report on research in their research discipline;
  2. demonstrate a practical understanding of the ethical issues associated with conducting research, where relevant;
  3. demonstrate a command of the research literature relating to their research project.


Thesis (15-18,000 words) together with Research dissertation in languages, cultures and linguistics, Part A(APG5038): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 1-hour supervisor meeting per fortnight