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HI4301 - History Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: HI4300 HI4301
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Available only to students admitted to the honours program.

Completion of a research thesis of between 12,000 and 15,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of School and developed in HI4300.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop research skills appropriate to the selected topic;
  • to develop the ability to organise and present research findings in the form of persuasive argumentation;
  • to develop the capacity to synthesise research findings in an intellectually coherent fashion.

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;
  • The ability to use and interpret different media;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HI4080 HI4200 HI4400

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: Professor Russell McGregor
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: examination by at least two examiners, either internal or external or a combination of both. the thesis mark constitutes 50% of assessment in the honours program.

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Russell McGregor
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: examination by at least two examiners, either internal or external or a combination of both. the thesis mark constitutes 50% of assessment in the honours program.

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Professor Russell McGregor
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: examination by at least two examiners, either internal or external or a combination of both. the thesis mark constitutes 50% of assessment in the honours program.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Professor Russell McGregor
Lecturers: Dr Janice Wegner, Professor Russell McGregor.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours
Assessment: examination by at least two examiners, either internal or external or a combination of both. the thesis mark constitutes 50% of assessment in the honours program.

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.