Indonesian Thesis

Subject INDO40006 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular meetings with the supervisor over two consecutive semesters of enrolment
Total Time Commitment:

2 contact hours/week , 14 additional hours/week. Total of 16 hours per week.


Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year combined honours in Indonesian.



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Core Participation Requirements:

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Dr Lewis Mayo (Hons)

Subject Overview:

Students will be required to write a thesis of 12 000 words on a topic in Indonesian language, literature, culture, society or another appropriate topic in Indonesian/Malaysian studies devised in consultation with the coordinator. They will also be required to present a seminar paper on the results of their research.

Learning Outcomes:
  • acquire skills to conduct independent research on complex problems.
  • be able to present research findings in a in a disciplined, systematic way scholarly format.
  • be able to explain materials from another culture using academic concepts.

A thesis of 12 000 words in English 100% (due at the end of the second semester of enrolment).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • have an ability to evaluate research and professional literature concerning Indonesia.
  • have a capacity to articulate their findings and views in oral and written presentations.
  • have an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of research.


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