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EL4101 - English Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: EL4100 EL4101
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Completion of a thesis of 12-15,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of School and developed in EL4100.

Learning Outcomes

  • a fluent and readable style and a scholarly manner and tone;
  • conceptual clarity and originality;
  • appropriate and sufficient research;
  • a theoretical approach relevant to the topic, and an understanding of the hermeneutic in which the thesis is argued;
  • coherence and clarity of argument;
  • monograph-style organisation, with an introduction, chapter division and a conclusion;
  • correctness of grammar, spelling, syntax, and scholarly apparatus.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
Prerequisites: EL4100
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HU4000 EL4003

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: Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: thesis.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Richard Lansdown, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: thesis.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cheryl Taylor
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Cheryl Taylor, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Allison Craven, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: thesis.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cheryl Taylor
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Cheryl Taylor, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Allison Craven, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
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.