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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, fore 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 points60

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA


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 are 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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