MEDIA: SCREEN + SOUND HONOURS THESIS

MSS4HNJ

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component for an Honours degree. Thesis subjects' consists of 60 credit points of the total honours degree. Students must complete 30 credit points of thesis subjects per discipline if they are completing a joint honours degree on either a full or part-time basis.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHCA or AHA or AHMS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MST4HON, MSS4HON

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Advanced Library Research Skills

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/ Research

02. Advanced Research methodologies for written thesis and creative practice

Activities:
Reading, summary and analysis of reading, writing proposals and demonstrating the ability to formulate and apply appropriate research methods.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Writing

03. Advanced ability to reflect on and discuss theoretical practice of self and peers

Activities:
Participation in workshops and seminar presentation, present summaries
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research

04. Advanced ability to translate ideas from class discussion and individual research into written form

Activities:
Redrafting proposals from topic and significant research question.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

05. Advanced understanding of research methodologies for written and creative practice as research

Activities:
Reading and analysis and presentation of summary of that work in class and online
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Life-Long Learning
Speaking
Critical Thinking

06. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through critical and reflective thinking

Activities:
Reading and analysis and presentation of summary of reading and analysis in class and online
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Speaking

07. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues and life-long learning issues and apply local and international perspectives to theoretical research at an advanced level

Activities:
Reading, in class and on line posts and discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

08. Work independently and collaboratively on the development of a feasible research project at an advanced level

Activities:
Working independently (on line) and in teams to workshop 4th year research projects in ways that are attentive to ethical concerns and cultural awareness and the need to continue to work in teams in life long learning activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

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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-ordinatorAnna Dzenis

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.
"Appointments arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Thesis (12,000-15,000 words)100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnna Dzenis

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.
"Appointments arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Thesis (12,000-15,000 words)100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08