Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitPhilosophy
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Justin Clarke-Doane (First semester); Dr Robert Simpson (Second semester)


Previously coded PHL4000(B)


As for ATS4866


This subject provides students with their first experience of a supervised research project on a topic of their own choosing. Students will work up to the writing of the main research paper by a series of shorter assessment tasks, elements of which will be incorporated into the final draft.


Written work and Literature reviews: 90% (15,000 - 17,000 words)
Thesis presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Justin Clarke-Doane (First semester); Dr Robert Simpson (Second semester)

Contact hours

Weekly Work in Progress seminar (2 hours) and fortnightly supervision session.

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