Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
The Masters by Research is aimed at students who wish to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in cultural material conservation. The course will culminate in the production of a research thesis of 30,000 words.
|Objectives:||MA graduates in Cultural Materials Conservation (by Thesis Only) from the University of Melbourne will be able to: |
In addition, graduates will develop the following more generic skills:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:|| |
Thesis 30,000 words (100 points per year)
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
RHD First Half Year, RHD Second Half Year
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%). Or a three year undergraduate degree in cultural material conservation or equivalent with at least an H2B (70%) level average in relevant subjects, and at least five years of documented professional work experience as a conservator.
The Selection Committee may require the applicant to provide academic referee reports and employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
Applicants must include with their application a thesis proposal of 2,500 words and a writing sample (this may be an essay from your previous degree, a chapter from your Honours or Masters thesis or a published article).
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Graduate Attributes:||Please refer to the University Graduate Attributes: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/attributes.html|
|Links to further information:||http://www.historical-studies.unimelb.edu.au/|
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