Shorter Thesis - Linguistics

Subject 175-500 (2008)

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Credit Points: 75.000
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Assoc Prof Jill Wigglesworth
Subject Overview:

A shorter thesis of 20,000 to 22,000 words on a topic to be approved by the course coordinator.

Assessment: A shorter thesis of 20 000 to 22 000 words
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have further developed their understanding of what it is to conduct research, including transferable skills of project design, identification of relevant sources of information and of relevant methods for approaching an inquiry, and ability to follow through and complete a large-scale independent original project;
  • have developed their skills of professional written communication to a high level;
  • have developed their organisational skills in managing a self-directed larger scale, longer term project.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts in Linguistics (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)

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