THESIS (60 CP)

HUS5THE

2019

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

Students complete a 16 000 word original thesis on a topic of their choice. Enrolment is dependent on both a student demonstrating the capacity to undertake a thesis and the availability of a suitable supervisor. Students should contact their Course Directer to seek approval to enrol.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 120 CP at 70% WAM in a Masters program within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences or the permission of the Director of Coursework Masters.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. design and carry out a significant piece of original scholarly research

Activities:
write a 16 000 word thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
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,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students will be assigned a supervisor at the beginning of semester. Students must contact their supervisor to arrange a time for fortnightly consultations in order to develop their research proposals"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject is jointly taught with PLA5MTA & PLA5MTB. Students from both courses will come together during seminars in weeks 1, 4, 7, 11 of semester and will be held on Thursday afternoons, 12-3pm"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 16000 word thesis100 01

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatharine McKinnon

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
Six 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students will be assigned a supervisor at the beginning of semester. Students must contact their supervisor to arrange a time for fortnightly consultations in order to develop their research proposals"

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 16000 word thesis100 01

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours independent research every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 16000 word thesis100 01

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Class requirements

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours independent research every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1 x 16000 word thesis100 01