Minor Thesis P/T (Musc/Ethno/MusicTher.)

Subject 740-634 (2009)

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Credit Points: 87.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Individual supervision.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Candidates will receive regular individual supervision as mutually agreed between the student and the supervisor. Students may be required to write regular reports on the progress of their research.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 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 will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


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Subject Overview:

Students undertake a research project and prepare a thesis.

The thesis topic must be approved by the Research and Graduate Studies Committee and any variation to the topic must be approved by the Committee. The minor thesis may be presented as:

  • a thesis of approximately 15,000 words;


  • a critical edition and commentary of comparable weighting;


  • a folio of analyses and commentary of comparable weighting.

On completion of the subject students should have acquired:

  • A detailed knowledge of scholarship in the area of their research;
  • The necessary skills to conduct a research project, and;
  • A capacity to evaluate, interpret and report in a manner that demonstrates a high level of independent thought.

Candidates must submit within the period of candidature two copies of the thesis for examination pursuant to Statute 12.5.1.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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