RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIAN ARCHAEOLOGY B

ARC5RAB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject presents students with the opportunity to undertake more detailed study in specialist topics in Australian archaeology. Students work in collaboration with a staff member to develop a directed study plan focussed on a specific issue or area of expertise.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Lawrence

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesDiscussion in supervisory sessions, preparation of a journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature in the topic, preparation of a major problem-oriented essay

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AMPA Masters of Professional Archaeology, ADPA Graduate Diploma of Professional Archaeology, ACA Graduate Certificate of Archaeology AND permission of the Course Coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Present a reasoned analysis of the theory and data relevant to the topic
02. Demonstrate competence in a specialised aspect of Australian archaeology
03. Design and carry out a program of independent study

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 10 - 22
Thirty six 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
to be determined in consultation with subject coordinator

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000 word journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3500 word problem-oriented essay

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnita Smith

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 31 - 43
Thirty six 1.00 h directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
to be determined in consultation with subject coordinator

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000 word journal or series of abstracts reviewing the relevant literature

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 3500 word problem-oriented essay

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3