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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Colin Hope


As part of the Masters Qualifying in Archaeology with a research component, students undertake a research project in the area of archaeology and ancient history on a topic decided in consultation with the course coordinator. Students will carry out their research and write a research paper under the supervision of a member of academic staff.


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

  1. The ability to plan, implement and complete a research program under the supervision of academic staff.

  1. An awareness of the major methodological, theoretical and thematic issues raised by their project.

  1. An ability to present sound conclusions and interpretations based upon the critical analysis of a range of evidence.

  1. High-level skills in the written communication of research findings and relevant theoretical and conceptual conclusions.


Written work: 100% (9000 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Colin Hope