About this course
Dr Grace Moore
For currently enrolled students:
- General information about enrolment:
- Email: email@example.com
- Location: Room 120, Old Arts (Building 149)
Hours: 10-12am and 2-4pm
For future students:
|Award title||Master of Arts (English Language)|
|Year & campus||2019|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Research|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time, or equivalent part-time|
Please note that 102EA Master of Arts in English Language and Literature (Thesis) will no longer be accepting new applications from 2014, this program specialisation from 2014 will be offered in the MR-ARTSTHS Master of Arts (Thesis only). Please refer to the correct handbook entry for program information for commencing students from 2014.
The masters degree is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research in English language and literature. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may advance to the Doctor of Philosophy degree after successful completion of the masters or may apply to convert to the PhD at an earlier stage. An honours grade of at least H3 (65%) must be attained to qualify for the award of the masters degree.
A four year BA (Honours) degree with a research component or equivalent in the appropriate area of study or closely related area. The grade for the honours thesis component must be at least equivalent to an H2A (75%) at The University of Melbourne and the overall honours result must be at least equivalent to an H2B (70%).
Applicants must include with their application a thesis proposal of 2,500 words and a sample of previous work totaling 5000 words with their application. The primary basis for selection is academic merit, however, consideration will also be given to the quality of the thesis proposal, research potential, and the availability of an appropriate supervisor. Two written academic references should be included with the application.
Inherent requirements (core participation requirements)
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Intended learning outcomes
Students who complete the masters will:
- produce a research thesis on a topic of their own choice, and demonstrate capacity for independent research;
- acquire the ability to mount a sustained scholarly argument;
- display mastery of scholarship in their chosen field; and
- gain familiarity with appropriate methods in literary analysis and research.
Please refer to the University Graduate Attributes: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/attributes.html
Duration: 1.5 years full-time / 3 years part-time
- Thesis of 30,000 words
Last updated: 12 November 2021