Indonesian Thesis

Subject INDO40007 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular, documented consultations over two semesters with the supervisor(s) as arranged. Meetings should normally occur at least fortnightly and should be at least of half an hour duration.
Total Time Commitment:

Total 480 hours, over 2 consecutive semesters.


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

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Michael Ewing

Subject Overview:

Students will be required to write a thesis of 15 000 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 15 000 words in English (due at the end of the second semester of enrolment) 100%

Prescribed Texts: None
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.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Indonesian

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