Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students will work towards producing a 12,000-15,000 word thesis on a political topic developed with the guidance of a supervisor from the politics program.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorNicholas Barry

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPreparation and completion of a thesis

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in either AHA - Bachelor of Arts Honours degree, majoring in Politics or International relations, or AHIR - Bachelor of International Relations Honours


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 - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to identify a field of knowledge and focus on a research question that emerges from engagement with that field
02. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to organise and synthesise diverse information into a coherent argument
03. Complete written work that shows a broad and coherent ability to undertake and complete a large research project

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