soc4hnj sociology honours thesis

SOCIOLOGY HONOURS THESIS

SOC4HNJ

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will undertake work towards the completion of a 12,000-15,000 words thesis as part of a joint Honours degree with Sociology and another discipline from within the Faculty. The thesis topic will be developed with the guidance of the thesis supervisor and will be a combination of both disciplines.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in the Sociology Honours Program (AHA)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify a field of knowledge and focus on a research question that emerges from engagement with that field

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

02. Organise and synthesise diverse information into a coherent argument

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

03. Undertake work towards completing a large research project

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

04. Work towards writing a research thesis across multiple chapters

Activities:
Preparation of a thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research(Inquiry/ Research)
Life-Long Learning(Life-Long Learning)
Writing(Writing)
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, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

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 face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis to be completed during Honours enrolmentTo be discussed with Honours Convenors and Supervisor10001, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis to be completed during Honours enrolmentTo be discussed with Honours Convenors and Supervisor10001, 02, 03, 04