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Arts Honours Dissertation H 18cp (12cp) (8160.5)

Level: Undergraduate Honours Level
Credit Points: 18
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191033) - View
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  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178398) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164772) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (160976) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139608) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145670) - View

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Students conduct study and research to produce a dissertation that comprises an original investigation of a topic. The thesis can take the form of either (a) a substantial creative, design or industry-relevant work, accompanied by an exegesis of 3,000 - 5,000 words, or (b) an academic dissertation of 15,000 - 20,000 words. The dissertation topic will require approval by the honours supervisor and will be conducted within appropriate ethical guidelines.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate high-level research skills;

2. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of their chosen field; and

3. Plan, implement, and document a sustained research or creative project under academic supervision.

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