Minor Thesis

Subject 758-616 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points:
Level: Research Higher Degree
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Students will receive regular individual supervision of up to two hours per month
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
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.

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

Subject Overview: To undertake a research project in order to prepare a thesis, the topic to be approved by the Postgraduate Committee. The minor thesis is to be presented as no less than 10,000 words and no more than 15,000 words. Students will be required to provide regular reports and present ongoing written evidence of their continuous thesis preparation to their respective thesis supervisors.

All topics must be related in some way to the student's performance practice.

Assessment: Students must submit the thesis within the period of candidature for examination in accordance with Statute 12.5.1. The date of submission will be posted on the Post-Graduate notice board at the beginning of each academic year. When the thesis is successfully completed students are required to present three bound copies to the School before the end of the year. The thesis is examined externally.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information: http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/musiccourses/
Related Course(s): Master of Music Performance(VCA)

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