Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week for 12 weeks |
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Admission to fourth year honours or postgraduate diploma in Classics.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Completion of Latin language studies equivalent to Latin 4 or higher and completion of Ancient Greek language studies equivalent to Ancient Greek 4 or higher
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Parshia Lee-Stecum, Dr James Chong-Gossard
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This subject supports the development of the skills and knowledge required to undertake research in the field of Classics. Students will investigate current issues, tools and methodologies in the field, and work on formulating and presenting a research project related to their thesis. Future research pathways and the current international context for the study of Classics will also be explored. Students will evaluate and utilise a number of different approaches to the study of classical texts and culture as well as develop practical skills needed for a research career in the field.
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
A 2000 word article/chapter analysis 40% (due in Week 8 of semester), a 1000 word research presentation 20% (due in Week 12 of semester) and a 2000 word research grant proposal 40% (due in the examination period)
Hurdle requirement: Students must attend 75% of classes in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per day; after 5 working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work
Subject readings will be available on line
David M Schaps, Handbook for Classical Research (Routledge, 2011)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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