Postgraduate - Course
This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019
and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the
'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.
Other commencement years for this course: 2018, 2017, 2016 and more
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
Art, Design and Architecture
Dr Fiona Macdonald
Telephone +61 3 9903 1837, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.monash.edu/mada
Admission and fees
Enrolment in a master's by research degree involves the independent investigation of a research problem that has been formulated by you as the student. It is expected that the research you undertake will make a contribution to the discipline in which you are enrolled by applying, critiquing, analysing or interpreting that knowledge in ways that facilitate pathways for further learning. You will be supported in your research by a supervisory team.
The principal research discipline in the Master of Arts is art history and theory.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 9 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 9 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
Successful completion of the course will signify that the student has successfully completed a course of research training and has satisfied the examiners that they can carry out a research project and critically analyse the results.
Conditions of enrolment
You will be required to complete:
- Monash Graduate Research Induction (online)
- Research Integrity (online)
- any faculty or program induction requirements.
As a student of the university, you will be required to abide by all relevant statutes, regulations, policies and procedures. This includes maintaining satisfactory progress via regular milestone reviews in accordance with the Graduate Research Progress Management policyGraduate Research Progress Management policy (http://www.monash.edu/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/787311/Graduate-Research-Progress-Management-Policy.pdf) and procedures, ensuring you are undertaking research of an appropriate quality and scale as required by your course. You should refer to the University's current statutes and the University Policy BankUniversity Policy Bank (https://www.monash.edu/policy-bank/academic/graduate-education) for links to relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.
You will be examined entirely on the basis of a written paper as outlined in the course description and the course structure and requirements.
This course consists of a research and thesis component.
You may be required to undertake relevant coursework if deemed appropriate, following consultation with their supervisor and program director.
You must, in consultation with and under the direct supervision of a member/s of the academic staff:
1. carry out a program of research on an agreed topic approved by the faculty in your chosen discipline for a specified period, including attending and/or presenting at seminars and other related activities as indicated by the faculty
2. submit for assessment a thesis of 30,000-40,000 words on the program of research which meets the requirements of the examiners.