HISTORY 4

HIS4HNP

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Credit points: 30

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 points30

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA

Co-requisites HIS4SS1 and HIS4SS2

Incompatible subjects HIS4HON

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions For part-time History students (or combined full-time honours enrolment)

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
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

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:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Writing
Life-Long Learning
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

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:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Writing
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

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:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Critical Thinking
Life-Long Learning

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