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SS5012 - Social Science Coursework Masters Thesis

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

The subject involves the submission of a research thesis of no more than 15,000 words on a topic negotiated by the student and a supervisor appointed by the relevant academic group in the College. The thesis will be examined by two internal examiners appointed by the relevant academic group. The subject will be available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Social Science or Masters of Social Science by Coursework.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop and demonstrate independent research and writing skills in an appropriate Social Science field.
Prerequisites: TO UNDERTAKE THIS SUBJECT, STUDENTS MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED 12 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 5 STUDY AT TERTIARY LEVEL BEFORE UNDERTAKING THE THESIS SUBJECT.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Mark Chong
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: thesis.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Mark Chong
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: thesis.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Mark Chong
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: thesis.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Mark Chong
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 12 credit point subject is approximately 520 hours.

  • 39 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: thesis.

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.