units

ATS4807

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
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2014 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr George Vandoorn

Notes

Previously coded HUM4002

Synopsis

This unit serves both as an expansion of undergraduate background knowledge and as a preparation for further studies and research. Students will critically examine current research in at least one major field within his/her chosen discipline. The particular topics to be included will be determined in consultation with the supervisor, honours convenor, and another member of academic staff from the discipline.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. critically examine current research in at least one major field within their discipline
  2. argue for the relevance of the selected field of study in relation to their discipline
  3. demonstrate an understanding of advanced concepts within that field
  4. effectively locate and access relevant literature on the selected field of study
  5. synthesise information from a variety of sources and present this in academic writing.

Assessment

To be negotiated (9000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

1 hour contact with supervisor per week

Off-campus attendance requirements

1 hour contact with supervisor via telephone or email per week

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

Prerequisites

Acceptance into the School of Applied Media and Social Sciences Honours program

Prohibitions

HUM4002