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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Carol Williams


Previously coded HSY3005


Proposals to undertake a special reading unit should be prepared before the start of the semester, in order for the student to arrange a supervisor and finalise a viable study program (with a written contract detailing performance requirements and assessment methods).


Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

  1. Formulate and complete a substantial research project.
  2. Demonstrate independent research skills.
  3. Place relevant literature in its cultural, ideological and epistemological contexts by showing where it fits into the current state of knowledge.
  4. Display their acquaintance with some of the ongoing debates in the relevant discipline (archaeology, history, Jewish civilisation, theology).


Written report as determined by supervisor (4500 words) 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Carol Williams

Contact hours

Regular meetings with nominated supervisor

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



Appropriate disciplinary minor