Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular documented meetings with the supervisor(s) over two consecutive semesters of enrolment. Meetings should normally occur at least fortnightly and should be at least half an hour's duration. |
Total Time Commitment:
An average of 10 hours each week
HIST90031 International Relations Minor Thesis is available to students enrolled in the 100 point program of the Master of International Relations. Students are required to submit a 300 word thesis proposal for approval by the course coordinator prior to the semester of enrolment in the thesis.
HIST90031 International Relations Minor Thesis is also available to students enrolled in the final 100 points in the 200 point program of the Master of International Relations. To be eligible to enrol in the thesis, students must have completed 100 points within the program, with an average of H2A (75%) and have submitted a 300 word thesis proposal for approval by the course coordinator prior to the semester of enrolment in the thesis.
Students enrolled in the thesis must also complete POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar
POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
POLS90027: International Relations Minor Thesis
POLS90009: International Relations Internship
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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/
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This subject involves a supervised thesis of 12 000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research, submitted at the end of the second semester of enrolment.
Students who complete this subject should:
A thesis of 12,000 words 100%, (due in October for students who commence in Semester 1 and June for students who commence in semester 2).
Hurdle Requirements - The following hurdle requirements must be met in order for students to be eligible to submit the final thesis:
1. Supervision: Regular supevisory 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.
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Appropriate texts will be determined in consultation with the thesis supervisor.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The Master of International Relations offers two thesis subjects – HIST90031 and POLS90027. It is important that students enrol in the thesis that is administered by the School in which their supervisor is housed, e.g. HIST90031 if supervisor works in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies; POLS90027 if supervisor works in the School of Social and Political Sciences.
100 Point Master of International Relations |
200 Point Master of International Relations
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