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SS4100 - Social Science Joint Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: SS4100 SS4101
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Available to students who qualify for entry to the honours program in any two disciplines.

Interdisciplinary training in honours level research and writing between any two disciplines in the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate appropriate levels and direction of research;
  • demonstrate clarity of concept and originality of research project;
  • demonstrate evidence of understanding of and engagement with theories relevant to the topic, both contemporary and traditional;
  • demonstrate monograph-style organisation, including an introduction, chapter division and conclusion which demonstrate clarity and coherence of argument;
  • demonstrate technical correctness, as regards grammar, spelling, syntax, scholarly apparatus and bibliographical data, embodied in a fluent and readable style and a scholarly manner and tone.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically.


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

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012

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.