MASTERS RESEARCH THESIS/REPORT

HUM5RE3

2018

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

This subject provides students enrolled in all HUSS postgraduate courses an option to complete research theses or projects in areas that they identify as being of interest to them. The thesis/project will be designed in close collaboration with the Director of their Course to fit their interests and the course requirements. Students should contact their Course Director to discuss their options. Students must complete a supervised 14,000 word thesis/project. Topics require approval by the Course Director and are dependent on both the student demonstrating the capacity to produce an extended piece of independent work and on availability of a supervisor.



SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in HUSS Masters Degree. Students must receive Course Coordinator's approval before enrolling.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Write focused, sustained and clear arguments supported by a depth and breadth of literature appropriate for professional and academic contexts.

Activities:
Writing, editing, redrafting and presenting an extended polished academic argument. Responding to feedback in the process of producing the thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Recognise and consider the complexity of problems within an appropriate conceptual framework.

Activities:
Writing, editing, redrafting and presenting an extended polished academic argument. Responding to feedback in the process of producing the thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Construct a creative and insightful approach to disciplinary problems that is consistent with knowledge creation.

Activities:
Writing, editing, redrafting and presenting an extended polished academic argument. Responding to feedback in the process of producing the thesis.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Critically review and apply advanced research methodologies.

Activities:
Participate in workshops by library for advanced research skills, use of online data bases and internet research skills, etc
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

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 blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 45
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael O'Keefe

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 45
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 14,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03, 05