MEDIA: SCREEN + SOUND 4

MSS4HNP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Part-time Honours students will work closely with a supervisor to produce a 12,000-15,000 word thesis on an independent research topic. Honours students may undertake a creative component as part of their thesis. Projects will be worked out in consultations with the Honours co-ordinator and the supervisor.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in either AHA or AHCA or AHMS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MSS4HON, MST4HON, CST4HON

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must complete 60cp in total of thesis subjects from either a single discipline or across 2 disciplines if enrolled in the AHA as a joint honours student.

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 (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Advanced Research methodologies for written research essays/thesis

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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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

Activities:
Present summaries of research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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

Activities:
Redrafting proposals from topic and significant research essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (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 to supervisor
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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

Activities:
Reading and analysis and presentation of summary to supervisor
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (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

Activities:
Reading and discussion with supervisor and peers
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

08. Work independently on the development of a feasible research project.

Activities:
Working independently (on line) and with a supervisor in ways that are attentive to ethical concerns and cultural awareness.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Speaking (Speaking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

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 students and supervisors"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion of work toward submission of 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-ordinatorRolando Caputo

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.
"Appointments arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

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