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CV4042 - Honours Project (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 9
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: CV4042 CV4044
Administered by: School of Creative Arts

In this subject, students commence their major Honours project in an approved area of research interest, to involve either the writing of a substantive 25,000 word thesis or a combination of creative work with accompanying journal article and research folio. Students work intensively with an approved supervisor and by the end of this subject, should have made substantial progress towards the final defined outputs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Indepth knowledge of an area of the creative arts;
  • An understanding of how to structure a thesis or develop a journal article;
  • Advanced creative skills or ability to reflect on creative practices through text;
  • Advanced research, reflection and analytical skills.

Graduate Qualities

  • 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 find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.

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
Coordinator: Gordon Brown
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Individual meetings with supervision team
Assessment: major research project invigilated through weekly meetings with supervision team.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Gordon Brown
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Individual meetings with supervision team
Assessment: major research project invigilated through weekly meetings with supervision team.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Gordon Brown
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Individual meetings with supervision team
Assessment: major research project invigilated through weekly meetings with supervision team.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Gordon Brown
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Individual meetings with supervision team
Assessment: major research project invigilated through weekly meetings with supervision team.

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.