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BA4002 - Arts Honours Thesis Part 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2022
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, research, and writing of a thesis of between 18,000 and 22,500 words (or equivalent creative output) on a topic to be decided independently, but in consultation with an academic supervisor. The project should demonstrate advanced graduate level disciplinary knowledge, high conceptual and research skills and familiarity with appropriate theoretical material.

Learning Outcomes

  • interpret appropriate theory and methods at an advanced level;
  • design a research project of an appropriate scope for an Honours thesis;
  • appraise the ethical and practical implications of research in a discipline;
  • integrate advanced technical skills and theoretical knowledge to develop new understanding in a given field;
  • compose a thesis (or equivalent creative output) according to the requirements of the BA Honours and discipline expectations which demonstrates clarity of style and coherence of argument.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Thesis/dissertation .
Prerequisites: BA4001 (KU)

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.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Theresa Petray
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Supervision (20 hours total across three thesis subjects). Assessment and self-directed study.
  • assessment and self-directed study

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