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Honours Thesis in History (HIS519)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 12
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal, Y-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description The thesis component is an independent research project that allows the candidate to develop an extended written dissertation.
Unit Learning Outcomes 1. Identify and interpret a range of secondary and primary sources
2. Analyse historical evidence and scholarship.
3. Construct an extended evidence based argument
Timetabled Learning Activities To be determined by candidate and supervisor.
Unit Learning Experiences In-depth research on a specialised topic.
Writing an extended scholarly argument.
Assessment Thesis will be examined by an internal and external examiner.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Honours in History.
Previously 2014: HIS4019
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
History Honours (BA(Hons))
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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