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ATS4232

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

Coordinator(s)

Refer to school honours coordinator

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2016 (Flexible)
  • Second semester 2016 (Flexible)

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Flexible)
  • Second semester 2016 (Flexible)

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will implement and report on a research project commenced in the unit Arts honours thesis A (ATS4231) on an approved topic of their own devising.

Outcomes

Students will:

  1. Plan, conduct and report on research in their Honours 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.

Assessment

Completed research thesis (15,000 to 18,000 words): 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

Prerequisites

One of ATS4231, ATS4004, ATS4371, ATS4461, ATS4925, ATS4911, ATS4371, ATS4778, ATS4808, ATS4866, ATS4470

Prohibitions

ATS4005, ATS4372, ATS4462, ATS4716, ATS4726, ATS4732, ATS4764, ATS4774, ATS4779, ATS4809, ATS4867, ATS4912, ATS4926