Major Thesis - Classics & Archaeology

Subject 107-501 (2009)

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Credit Points:
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations: This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at .
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.

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Ms Caroline Kyi


Louise Hitchcock

Subject Overview: Students are required to write a thesis of 30,000 words on a topic approved by a supervisor.
Students who successfully complete this subject should...
  • demonstrate a capacity for articulating relevant questions and the appropriate methodologies for investigating them;
  • exhibit a familiarity with and an ability to locate one's research within that literature;
  • identify relevant research repositories and materials and show a capacity for sustained and discerning research within them;
  • express research findings in lucid, effective prose which uses appropriate conventions of documentation.
Assessment: A 30,000 word thesis
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • gain advanced knowledge of the literary and/or material culture of ancient Greek, Roman and/or Near Eastern civilisations;
  • acquire advanced skills and methodologies for the analysis of ancient culture.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts in Classics and Archaeology (Thesis)

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