Australian Studies Thesis

Subject AUST90003 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor over two consecutive semesters of enrolment
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Admission to combined honours with Australian Studies or admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Australian Studies
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements 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:


Dr Graham Willett
Subject Overview:

An approved thesis topic selected in consultation with the fourth-year coordinator taken over two consecutive semesters of enrolment

  • have gained increased powers of independent inquiry.
  • show initiative in self-directed research.
  • increase inderstanding of an area of Australian Studies not previously studied or advance understanding of an area of already established knowledge.
Assessment: A thesis of 12 000 words 100% (due at the end of the second semester of enrolment).
Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have the ability to undertake independent research from project inception to completion.
  • demonstrate a close knowledge of a topic of specialist study.
  • demonstrate an advanced level of anyalysis of a topic in Australian Studies or of a methodology applied to Australian Studies.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Australian Studies
Australian Studies
Australian Studies

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