JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

SS4100 - Social Science Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: SS4100 SS4101
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available to students who qualify for entry to the honours program in the Bachelor of Social Sciences

Training in Honours (AQF 8) level research and writing in any area of study in the Bachelor of Social Sciences.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate appropriate levels and direction of research;
  • demonstrate clarity of concept and originality of research project;
  • demonstrate evidence of understanding of and engagement with theories relevant to the topic, both contemporary and traditional;
  • demonstrate monograph-style organisation, including an introduction, chapter division and conclusion which demonstrate clarity and coherence of argument;
  • demonstrate technical correctness, as regards grammar, spelling, syntax, scholarly apparatus and bibliographical data, embodied in a fluent and readable style and a scholarly manner and tone.
Prerequisites: A Bachelor of Social Sciences degree with an appropriate major and a GPA above 5, or equivalent qualification


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 27-Mar-2014

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014

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.