CREATIVE ARTS HONOURS THESIS HUSS

CRA4CTE

2019

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

Under supervision, students formulate a question and then research and write an extended research essay (thesis) of 12,000 to 15,000 words or equivalent, for example creative practice with exegesis. The word length of the exegesis will depend in part on the nature of the artefact.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

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 AHCAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis proposal and literature review or equivalent creative work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop and effectively communicate coherent arguments.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis # focus on structure and argumentation or equivalent creative work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts Discipline.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis # focus on structure and argumentation or equivalent creative work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis # focus on structure and argumentation or equivalent creative work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Write a research thesis following a multiple chapter structure or equivalent creative work, or equivalent creative work with exegesis.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis # focus on final writing up or equivalent creative work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 43
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Times are arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Essay 12,000-15,000 words or equivalent for creative practice with exegesis. Where required100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 43
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Times are arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research Essay 12,000-15,000 words or equivalent for creative practice with exegesis. Where required100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05