arc4hna archaeology honours thesis




Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Under supervision, students formulate a question and then research and write an extended archaeological study of 12,000 to 15,000 words. The thesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original contribution to the discipline of Archaeology. Studentsare expected to meet regularly with supervisors including non-scheduledmeetings.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Meredith-Williams

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA Bachelor of Arts Honours or AHAR Bachelor of Archaeology Honours.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Undertake a piece of independent research, with academic guidance

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02. Identify relevant theory and concepts, relate these to appropriate methodologies and evidence, apply appropriate techniques and draw appropriate conclusions

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03. Synthesise and critically assess a range of primary and secondary evidence

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04. Complete a thesis to a professional standard, including appropriate graphical and text presentation skills

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05. Structure a substantial piece of written work

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06. Be able to manage their time effectively and complete a substantial piece of independent work to deadline

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Meredith-Williams

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 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.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Work towards the completion of a thesis of 12,000-15,000 words in length.100% Thesis10001, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06