HUSS HONOURS THESIS A

HUS4THA

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This is the first in a sequence of two subjects in which students complete their Honours thesis. Under supervision, students formulate a question and then research and write an extended research thesis of 12,000 to 15,000 words or equivalent (for example, creative practice with exegesis). The thesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original contribution to their chosen discipline. The topic must be approved by the disciplinary honours coordinator.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniel Bray

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPreparation of thesis proposal or equivalent creative work. Data collection and reporting using a conventional chapter structure. Acquisition and analysis of texts relating to thesis topic.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA

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. Design, with supervision, an original research plan, identifying project tasks, timelines and resources that are realistic given the time frame.
02. Commence implementation and reporting of research
03. Develop a command of the research literature relating to the project
04. Demonstrate a practical understanding of the ethical issues associated with conducting research, where relevant

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Bray

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 22
One 0.50 h supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Times are arranged between student and supervisor

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Satisfactory progress towards a research thesis (12,000-15,000 words) Supervisors will assess satisfactory progress against ILOs to determine continuation onto HUS4THB

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniel Bray

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 31 - 43
One 0.50 h supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Times are arranged between student and supervisor

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Satisfactory progress towards a research thesis (12,000-15,000 words) Supervisors will assess satisfactory progress against ILOs to determine continuation onto HUS4THB

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4