Special Study Research Project

Subject ANCW30001 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular contact with the supervisor equivalent to 2.5 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

Total time commitment 102 hours


This subject can only be undertaken with special permission from the Ancient World Studies discipline co-ordinator.



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


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/


Email: koc@unimelb.edu.au

Subject Overview:

A special study based on one of the student's other subjects taken previously or concurrently. This subject can only be undertaken with special permission from the Ancient World Studies discipline co-ordinator.

Learning Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this subject should:

  • gain an in depth knowledge of research techniques and practice that may lead to honours study.
  • acquire a good working knowledge of a chosen research topic.

An essay of 4000 words 100% (due in the examination period). Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five days, no late assessment will be accepted. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • be skilled in critical thinking and analysis.

  • possess effective written communication skills.

  • have an understanding of social, ethical and cultural context.

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Ancient World Studies
Classical Studies and Archaeology Major

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