Major Thesis - Chinese

Subject CHIN90004 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points:
Level: Research Higher Degree
Dates & Locations: This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor
Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Admission into the Masters in Chinese Language & Literature (Thesis).
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None.
Non Allowed Subjects: None.
Core Participation Requirements: None.


Dr Lewis Mayo


Dr Lewis Mayo

Subject Overview:

A thesis of 30,000 words on a topic chosen by the student, in consultation with the supervisor.

  • be able to demonstrate the capacity to design, conduct and report original and sustained research at an advanced level.
  • be able to demonstrate highly developed critical problem-solving skills.
  • be able to evaluate, discuss, and synthesise research-based scholarly literature.
Assessment: Thesis of 30,000 words
Prescribed Texts: None.
Recommended Texts: None.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • write a thesis on a topic and at a standard appropriate for the MA degree.
  • demonstrate capacity for academic research.
  • acquire a wide range of specific skills needed for academic research.
Notes: None.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts in Chinese Language &Literature (Thesis)

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