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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor over two consecutive semesters of enrolment and a 1-hour weekly seminar in the first semester of enrolment |
Total Time Commitment: 1 contact hours/week , 7 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the post graduate diploma or fourth year honours in Spanish.|
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lara Bernadette Anderson
|Subject Overview:||The honours thesis in Spanish provides students with the opportunity to develop research techniques and to benefit from the experience of researching and writing an independent research project on a topic of their choice. The thesis is normally written in Spanish but special permission may be obtained from the head of the Spanish section for the thesis to be written in English. The main areas of specialisation are Spanish linguistics, Hispanic cultural studies, and Spanish literature. It is also possible to negotiate theses on other topics with the permission of the Head of the Spanish section after consultation with the appropriate lecturer.|
|Assessment:||A thesis of 12 000 words (a 1000 word summary in Spanish is required when the thesis is in English) 100% (due at the end of the second semester of enrolment).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials on "Research Methods" compiled by the Department. |
|Recommended Texts:||Not Applicable. The building of a thorough reading list for the topic is part of the subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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