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AN4101 - Anthropology Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: AN4100 AN4101
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Admission to Honours is available on a full-time or part-time basis to students who have satisfied the requirements of the School regarding the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to the Honours degree. This component of Honours involves the second stage of the supervised writing of a 12,000 to 15,000 word thesis on a specific anthropological research project. Students who have completed Part 1 of the thesis project then proceed with Part 2.

Learning Outcomes

  • to become familiar with advanced theory and methods in anthropology;
  • to design and undertake a research project;
  • to develop the writing and presentation skills required to complete a thesis;
  • to identify and discuss current trends, issues and debates in anthropology;
  • to understand the ethical, disciplinary and practical implications of anthropological research.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
AN4001 and AN4002 and AN4003 and AN4004 and AN4005

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 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Michael Wood.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Supervision sessions
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: Dr Michael Wood.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Supervision sessions
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Rosita Henry
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - supervision sessions
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Rosita Henry
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - supervision sessions
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

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.