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ATS4923

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Kirsten McLean

Synopsis

Under the supervision of an academic staff member, students will develop, conduct and report on a social science research project on an approved topic of their own devising.

Objectives

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

  1. the ability to plan, conduct and report on research in a field of social science.
  2. a practical understanding of the ethical issues associated with conducting research.
  3. a command of the research literature relating to their research project.

Assessment

Thesis (15,000- 18,000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kirsten McLean

Contact hours

One 1-hour supervisor meeting per fortnight

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

Anthropology
Behavioural studies
Criminology
Gender studies
Politics
Sociology

Prerequisites

Political and Social Inquiry Honours Seminar