units

ATS4809

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - 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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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedMalaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Susie Protschky

Notes

Previously coded INT4000(B)

Synopsis

As for ATS4808 Dissertation Part 1.

Outcomes

It is expected that students undertaking this unit will be able to:

  1. Undertake independent research under the guidance of an academic supervisor
  2. Identify and develop key research questions 3. Pursue a program of research leading to the presentation of a dissertation
  3. Demonstrate an ability to develop a sustained, coherent and logical argument within the dissertation
  4. Critically analyse the evidence used to support an argument or line of thinking
  5. Demonstrate a command of the literature relevant to the particular area of International Studies under investigation and an understanding of how the research interacts with that literature
  6. Critically discuss and evaluate both primary and secondary sources that are relevant to the particular question under investigation
  7. Review and apply to their research relevant theoretical and conceptual questions that underpin the particular question investigation
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of the methodological issues surrounding approaches to the particular area of International Studies under investigation

Assessment

Dissertation (15,000-18,000 words) : 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Regular supervisory meetings and participation in a general seminar

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

Prohibitions

AZA4809