Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Prof Farzad Sharifian


Previously coded EIL5001


In this unit, student will have an opportunity to embark on a research project (15,000 - 18,000 words) that will address an issue relevant to the role of English as an International Language. The topic should be selected before enrolment in the unit.


On completion of the project, students will have completed an original piece of research which demonstrates a contribution to the discipline.


Thesis (15000 to 18000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Prof Farzad Sharifian


Students must achieve a minimum of distinction average for the completed Master's coursework units prior to enrolment in this unit; Students must submit a 500 word summary of their proposed research project and obtain approval from the course coordinator prior to enrolment in this unit.