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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is the thesis component for an Honours degree. Thesis subjects' consists of 60 credit points of the total honours degree. Students must complete 30 credit points of thesis subjects per discipline if they are completing a joint honours degree on either a full or part-time basis.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTerrie Waddell

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesParticipate in workshops by library for advanced research skills, use of online data bases and internet research skills, etcReading, summary and analysis of reading, writing proposals and demonstrating the ability to formulate and apply appropriate research methods.Participation in workshops and seminar presentation, present summariesRedrafting proposals from topic and significant research question.Reading and analysis and presentation of summary of that work in class and onlineReading, in class and on line posts and discussionsWorking independently (on line) and in teams to workshop 4th year research projects in ways that are attentive to ethical concerns and cultural awareness and the need to continue to work in teams in life long learning activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHCA or AHA or AHMS


Incompatible subjectsMSS4HON OR MST4HON

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 - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Advanced Library Research Skills
02. Advanced Research methodologies for written thesis and creative practice
03. Advanced ability to reflect on and discuss theoretical practice of self and peers
04. Advanced ability to translate ideas from class discussion and individual research into written form
05. Advanced understanding of research methodologies for written and creative practice as research
06. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through critical and reflective thinking
07. Recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues and life-long learning issues and apply local and international perspectives to theoretical research at an advanced level
08. Work independently and collaboratively on the development of a feasible research project at an advanced level

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