Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Formal contact hours are to be negotiated with students' individual supervisors. It is expected that students will meet with their supervisors at least fortnightly over two consecutive semesters of enrolment |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Criminology at Undergraduate level
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191-519 Criminology Thesis
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Students undertaking the criminology honours thesis should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. Students must be able to work in a concentrated way over an extended period of two semesters and must present their research in a scholarly fashion.
A thesis of 12 000 words (100%) due at the end of the second semester of enrolment.
Hurdle Requirements - The following hurdle requirements must be met in order for students to be eligible to submit the final Thesis:
1. Supervision: Regular supervisory meetings
2. Topic Proposal Form: To be submitted by the first week of the Semester of thesis enrolment
3. Progress Report: To be submitted half way through the thesis year
4. Work-in-Progress Conference: Students are required to present a 10 minute paper on their findings-to-date
5. Thesis Draft: A full draft of the thesis to be submitted approximately 5 weeks prior to the final thesis submission date.
Final Theses submitted after the due date and up to 10 working days late without an approved extension will be marked on a pass/fail basis only. Assessment that is submitted later than 10 working days will not be accepted or marked.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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The Criminology thesis is a compulsory component of the Criminology Honours and Postgraduate Diploma programs. Students enrolled in CRIM40006 Criminology Thesis must also complete POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar, an intensively taught subject scheduled the week prior to the commencement of Semester 1.
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