Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth year honours in English.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||This is an intensively taught subject held on the first four Fridays of semester 1 and semester 2 and must be taken concurrently with the first semester of the thesis enrolment.|
CoordinatorDr Jennifer Rutherford
This subject is designed to equip students with the comprehensive skills necessary for the successful construction and completion of intellectually sophisticated and commercially competitive research projects. This subject constitutes a detailed but broad introduction to research principles and practices common to the disciplinary formations of English. Through an intensive schedule of seminar attendance, workshop participation and independent research, students will evolve highly specific and customised research proposals, including relevant literature surveys, a detailed outline and timetable of research project, and an annotated bibliography. Students will also complete a research essay on a specific aspect of critical method.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||A research proposal of 3000 words 60% (due in week 6) and an essay of 2000 words 40% (due in week 10).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available.
|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: |
Ancient and Medieval Studies |
Ancient, Medieval && Early Modern Studies
Medieval && Renaissance Studies
Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
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