Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Under supervision, students research and write an extended research essay (exegesis) of 7,000-9,000 words or equivalent. The exegesis will apply appropriate methodologies and critical frameworks in response to a research question and creative body of work developed as part of CRA4THE. The exegesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original textual contribution to their chosen discipline. The topic must be approved by the discipline honours coordinator.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPreparation of exegesis proposal and literature review, focus on structure and argumentation, focus on final writing up.  

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in the following course: 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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop, with supervision, an original research plan, identifying project tasks, timelines and resources that is realistic given the time frame.
02. Develop and effectively communicate coherent arguments.
03. Cite evidence appropriately and seek out and deploy relevant data for the solution of analytical problems.
04. Engage in scholarly debate, to effectively communicate ideas in writing or by oral presentation using appropriate aids.
05. Write a research thesis following a multiple chapter structure or equivalent creative work with exegesis.

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