Major Thesis - Chinese

Subject 110-510 (2009)

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Credit Points:
Level: Research Higher Degree
Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Prof David Holm

Subject Overview: A thesis of 30,000 words on a topic chosen by the student, in consultation with the supervisor.
  • be able to demonstrate the capacity to design, conduct and report original and sustained research at an advanced level;
  • be able to demonstrate highly developed critical problem-solving skills;
  • be able to evaluate, discuss, and synthesise research-based scholarly literature.
Assessment: 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:
  • write a thesis on a topic and at a standard appropriate for the MA degree;
  • demonstrate capacity for academic research;
  • acquire a wide range of specific skills needed for academic research.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts in Chinese Language &Literature (Thesis)

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