Major Thesis - Islamic Studies

Subject ISLM90002 (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 Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) by Research.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None.
Non Allowed Subjects: None.
Core Participation Requirements: None.


Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh


A/Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh

Subject Overview:

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

  • have an ability to evaluate research and professional literature concerning Islamic Studies.
  • have a capacity to articulate their findings and views in oral and written presentations.
  • have an advanced understanding of major issues and sensitivities regarding Islamic Studies.
  • have a capacity to engage where appropriate with issues to do with Islamic Studies.
  • have an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of research.
Assessment: A 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:
  • undertake advanced studies in their own areas of interest within the broad field of Islamic studies.
  • apply a specific disciplinary approach to investigating a topic in the field of Islamic society and culture.
Notes: None.
Related Course(s): Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) by Research

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