SOCIOLOGY HONOURS THESIS

SOC4HNJ

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will undertake work towards the completion of a 12,000-15,000 words thesis as part of a joint Honours degree with Sociology and another discipline from within the Faculty. The thesis topic will be developed with the guidance of the thesis supervisor and will be a combination of both disciplines.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in the Sociology Honours Program (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

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. Identify a field of knowledge and focus on a research question that emerges from engagement with that field
02. Organise and synthesise diverse information into a coherent argument
03. Undertake work towards completing a large research project
04. Work towards writing a research thesis across multiple chapters

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis to be completed during Honours enrolment To be discussed with Honours Convenors and SupervisorN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicholas Smith

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Work towards a 12,000-15,000 word thesis to be completed during Honours enrolment To be discussed with Honours Convenors and SupervisorN/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4