POLITICS HONOURS THESIS

POL4HNP

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students will work towards producing a 12,000-15,000 word thesis on a political topic developed with the guidance of a supervisor from the politics program.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorNicholas Barry

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 - Bachelor of Arts Honours degree, majoring in Politics or International relations, or AHIR - Bachelor of International Relations Honours.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to identify a field of knowledge and focus on a research question that emerges from engagement with that field

Activities:
Preparation and completion of a thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)

02. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to organise and synthesise diverse information into a coherent argument

Activities:
Preparation and completion of a thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to undertake and complete a large research project

Activities:
Preparation and completion of a thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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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-ordinatorNicholas Barry

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*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicholas Barry

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*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03