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IA4103 - Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: IA4102 IA4103
Administered by: School of Indigenous Australian Studies

A sustained review or synthesis of a significant issue related to Indigenous research as approved by the supervisor in consultation with the Head of School. Small-scale original research (including replication study) may be conducted but is not required. Skills of analysis and synthesis and appropriate theoretical and methodological application are expected of the order appropriate to a higher degree. A dissertation is normally supervised by an academic staff member of the School on approval of the Head of School.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate understanding and mastery of a disciplinary area of Indigenous research with the scholarly expectations of a higher degree.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: IA4102

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 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Felecia Watkin.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Supervision
Assessment: dissertation 15,000 words.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Felecia Watkin.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Supervision
Assessment: dissertation 15,000 words.

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