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SPN3930 - Individual Option

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Marisa Cordella


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


This unit enables students, under special circumstances and with permission from the head of Hispanic Studies, to undertake a program of supervised reading, linguistic fieldwork or an approved study abroad program. The written work for individual options at third-year level will have to be completed in Spanish and will include a comprehensive bibliography of the area being investigated and a final essay of 3500 words.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Carry out a research project with some guidance of a lecturer.
  2. Identify in their readings the information that it is relevant to their research topic and provide critical views.
  3. Write an academic essay including every section of it (e.g. introduction, literature review, analysis, bibliography etc.) and presenting new ideas and thoughts.


Bibliography (1000 words): 15%
Essay (3500 words): 85%

Contact hours

2 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures) per week