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INM4499 - Special Reading Course in Indonesian Studies

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Brett Hough


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit allows students with special interests to study in depth a particular topic in Indonesian linguistics, literature or culture and society. Special permission to undertake this unit must be obtained from the Honours Coordinator for Indonesian Studies.


After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of their chosen topic;
  2. identify the key sources relevant to the topic;
  3. develop a research proposal based on those sources;
  4. write a detailed research report;
  5. present a 20 minute oral presentation of their research findings.
More generally students are expected to develop their abilities to:
  1. devise and conceptualise a research project;
  2. develop a viable research strategy; and
  3. present logical, coherent arguments both orally and in writing.


Annotated bibliography (1000 words)10%; Research proposal (2000 words)20%; Research report (6000 words) 60%; Oral presentation of report 10%

Contact hours

A weekly thirty minute meeting.