Major Thesis - Russian Studies

Subject 109-511 (2009)

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Credit Points: 100.00
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Admission to fourth-year combined Honours in Russian.
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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Dr Robert Lagerberg
Subject Overview: The Masters degree is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in Russian language, literature and culture. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may advance to the Doctor of Philosophy degree after successful completion of the Masters or may apply to convert to the PhD at an earlier stage. An Honours grade of at least 70% (H2B) must be attained to qualify for the award of the Masters degree.
Assessment: A thesis of 30,000 words.
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • produce a thesis of 30,000 words on a research project dealing with an area of Russian studies;
  • demonstrate an ability to present, argue and hypothesise on an issue in Russian studies, supported by research and analysis;
  • demonstrate aptitude for original research at a higher degree level.
Notes: Please change dept code from 109 to 126
Related Course(s): Master of Arts in Russian (Thesis)

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