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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject Honours students will learn to read advanced linguistic literature critically and apply this knowledge to the design and implementation of linguistic research projects. To design and implement these projects, students will also receive training in linguistic research methodology, read and discuss various types of research projects and be assisted to analyse the results of their own studies.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesResearch Project Design. Research Project Presentation. Book Review and Class Presentations

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 30 credit points of third-year Linguistics; or must have passed 30 credit points of third-year Languages All other students require Program Coordinator's approval


Incompatible subjectsLIN4ASL

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. Students will analyse and present findings from research projects orally to the class.
02. Students will become more precise in their verbal and written engagement with linguistic literature, concepts, theories and issues for the future.
03. Students will cooperate to discuss current issues critically and interactively in class, using research and problem-solving skills.
04. Students will design individual research projects, based on inquiry, critical thinking, creative problem solving and social and ethical engagement.
05. Students will write up the results of a substantial research project, using inquiry, research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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