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BA4001 - Arts Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band
Subject chain: BA4001 BA4002
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to students who qualify for entry to the Honours program in the Bachelor of Arts.

Detailed design, planning and research of a thesis of between 12,000 and 15,000 words on a topic to be decided in consultation with the appropriate discipline and approved by the Head of School. The project should demonstrate advanced graduate level disciplinary knowledge, high conceptual and research skills and familiarity with appropriate theoretical material

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate graduate-level command of appropriate theory and methods;
  • demonstrate the ability to design, direct, resource and complete a small research project;
  • demonstrate the compositional skills required for a small thesis, including monograph-style organisation showing clarity of style and coherence of argument;
  • give evidence of graduate level knowledge of a given field;
  • show an understanding of the ethical and practical implications of research in a discipline.

Subject Assessment

  • integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Prerequisites: "A Bachelor of Arts degree with an appropriate major and a GPA above 5, or equivalent qualification"

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Face to face

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.