Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular supervision throughout the year |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||A four year BA (Honours) degree with a research component or equivalent in the appropriate area of study or closely related area. The grade for the honours thesis component must be at least equivalent to an H2A (75%) at The University of Melbourne and the overall honours result must be at least equivalent to an H2B (70%).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorProf Deirdre Patrica Coleman
The masters degree is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in English language and literature. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may advance to the Doctor of Philosophy degree after successful completion of the masters or may apply to convert to the PhD at an earlier stage. An honours grade of at least H2B (70%) must be attained to qualify for the award of the masters degree.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 30,000 words|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to: |
Master of Arts in English Language and Literature (Thesis) |
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