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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor over two consecutive semesters of enrolment, as well as participation in thesis writing seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar (February Intensive)
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Sociology at Undergraduate level
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
166-528 Sociology Thesis
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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 Jens Zinn
Assoc. Prof. Jens Zinn
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject constitutes a thesis of 12 000 words on an approved topic and supervised through the sociology program.
A thesis of 12 000 words 100% (due in October for students who commenced in semester one and June for students who commenced in semester two).
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. Thesis Draft: A full draft of the thesis is 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.
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Constructing Social Research (C Ragin) Pine Forge Press 1994
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
SOCI40002 Sociology Thesis is a compulsory requirement for the completion of Sociology Honours and the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Sociology).
Students enrolled in SOCI40002 Sociology Thesis must complete corequisite subject POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar - February intensive.
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