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SS4101 - Social Science Honours or Graduate Diploma Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: SS4100 SS4101
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

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

Training in Honours or Graduate Diploma (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: Admission into 80109 - Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) or admission into 103406 - Graduate Diploma of Social Science. SS4100


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 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Nick Osbaldiston

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Nick Osbaldiston

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.