HISTORY 4

HIS4HON

2018

Credit points: 60

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 points60

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 - Bachelor of Arts Honours

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Minchin

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

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 video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students will produce a 15,000 word thesis on a historical topic100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Minchin

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on any day including weekend and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Eight 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via video conference.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students will produce a 15,000 word thesis on a historical topic100 01, 02, 03, 04