Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Parkville.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings as arranged with supervisors |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|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: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Russell Drysdale
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
|Subject Overview:||The Geography Major Thesis is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in Geography. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Students who complete this subject will produce a 30,000-word thesis on a research project dealing with an area of Geography; demonstrate an ability to present, argue and demonstrate a coherent hypothesis on an issue in Geography, supported by research and analysis; and demonstrate an aptitude for original research at a higher degree level in the future.|
|Assessment:||Thesis 30 000 words.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
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