Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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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: Fortnightly, by arrangement with the supervisor. Students should expect to devote at least 80 hours to this subject during the course of the semester |
Total Time Commitment: 2 contact hours/week, 8 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours, or a Masters programme. Admission into Directed Study is subject to severe restrictions. Students must apply in writing to the coursework coordinator at least one week prior to the semester in which they plan to enrol. Before doing so, they must obtain the written agreement of a member of the HPS program who is prepared to supervise the research project.|
|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 Kristian Camilleri
Dr Kristian Camilleri
|Subject Overview:||The content of this subject is dependent on the interests and expertise of the student. This subject functions to provide students with the opportunity to do supervised research on a topic not normally treated in the undergraduate curriculum. The student should gain skills in independent research and acquire the ability to apply historical, philosophical and social forms of analysis to a piece of scientific work of particular personal and intellectual interest.|
|Objectives:||Students who sucessfully complete this subject will |
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 5000 words 100% (due during the examination period).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who sucessfully complete this subject will |
|Notes:||Special Note: Students who successfully complete this subject are not eligible to enrol in this subject for a second time. Formerly available as 136-342 and 136-062. Students who have completed 136-342 or 136-062 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
M.A.History & Philosophy of Science (Advanced Seminars & Shorter Thesis) |
Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society)
History and Philosophy of Science |
History && Philosophy of Science
History and Philosophy of Science
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