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AMU4718

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Malaysia

Coordinator(s)

Dr Julian Hopkins

Offered

Malaysia

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, and commence the implementation and reporting of, a research project on an approved topic of their own devising. This unit is followed by Arts honours dissertation 1 (AMU4719), under which the project and thesis will be completed.

Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Commence planning, conducting and reporting on research in their Honours discipline;
  2. Demonstrate satisfactory progress in the planning, implementation and reporting of their research;
  3. Demonstrate satisfactory progress in their command of the research literature relating to their research project.

Assessment

Satisfactory progress towards a 15,000 - 18,000 words research dissertation: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

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

Co-requisites

Prohibitions

ATS4718, AZA4718