HISTORY HONOURS THESIS

HIS4HNJ

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Under supervision, students formulate a question and then research and write an extended historical study of 12,000 to 15,000 words. The thesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original contribution to the discipline of History.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HIS4HON

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Part-time, combined History Honours

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Frame an extended historical inquiry directed to a professional audience in the discipline.

Activities:
12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

02. When constructing their own historical account, find and reflect explicitly on the strengths and weaknesses of other historians' accounts.

Activities:
12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Critical Thinking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

03. When constructing their own historical account, find primary sources (visual and/or textual) and reflect explicitly on their use.

Activities:
12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Writing
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

04. Write an extended historical argument or narrative based on primary sources (visual and/or textual) which also engages with scholarly debates in the field.

Activities:
12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

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Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Eight 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Three 8.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-to-15,000-word thesis.100 01, 02, 03, 04