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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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorTonya Stebbins

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPreparation of thesis proposal and literature review or equivalent creative work, focus on structure and argumentation or equivalent, focus on final writing up.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: AHCA or AHCAB


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


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. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice.
02. Develop and effectively communicate coherent arguments.
03. Apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts Discipline.
04. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues.
05. Write a research thesis following a multiple chapter structure or equivalent creative work, or equivalent creative work with exegesis.

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