HISTORY HONOURS SPECIAL SUBJECT 1
Credit points: 30
Students undertake an intensive, specialised study of history and/or methodology in a weekly seminar. The emphasis is on understanding primary sources through advanced conceptual frameworks and on developing individual research questions. Assessment is variable, but may include historiographical reviews, seminar presentations and research essay(s).
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesTwo essays of 3000 words each OR One 1000 word historiographical essay reviewing weekly reading and one 5000 word research essay OR One 1000 word historiographical review and one research essay of 4000 words and one seminar presentation OR one summary and critical review of a book or article of 1000 words and two essays of 2000 and 3000 words respectively OR one essay of 1500 words based on seminar presentation and one research essay of 4500 words.
Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA - Bachelor of Arts Honours degree
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Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Jones
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.
2 hour seminar on a specialised subject which forms 25% of the honours mark.
Historiographical review essay (1000 words)
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Research essay (6000) words
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Seminar presentation (1000 words)
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