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Anthropology & Social Theory Thesis (ANTH40007)

HonoursPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeANTH40007
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

An independent research project on a topic to be approved by the course coordinator and under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this subject should

  • be familiar with the methods and concepts employed in the preparation of a review of the literature on research topics in anthropology and social theory.
  • be able to devise a research question.
  • be able to design a program of research from which an answer to the research question can be developed.
  • have mastered methods and techniques of analysis of data.
  • have written a sustained evidence-based thesis in a style comprehensible to non-experts in the field

Generic skills

Students who successfully complete this subject should

  • show initiative in self-directed research
  • demonstrate an ability to identify, collect and collate data relevant to a research question
  • demonstrate an ability to critically analyse and evaluate data
  • be able to communicate the aims and outcomes of research intelligibly and economically

Last updated: 3 April 2019