Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitLinguistics
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Robyn Spence-Brown (Semester 1);Dr Louisa Willoughby (Semester 2)


Previously coded ALM5410


A 9,000 word research project allowing specialisation in a relevant topic, supervised by one or more members of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics who are expert in the selected field of study. Prior to the start of semester, students intending to enrol in this unit must devise their topic, arrange a suitable supervisor and seek approval to enrol from their course co-ordinator.


To complete an independent piece of research which demonstrates a contribution to their discipline.


Written Work (9,000 words in total): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Robyn Spence-Brown (Semester 1)
Dr Louisa Willoughby (Semester 2)


Students must achieve a minimum of distinction average for the completed Masters 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.