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Anthropology Thesis Part 1 (ANTH40009)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeANTH40009
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 Anthropology Honours/Graduate Diploma (Advanced) Program coordinator, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who successfully cmplete this subject will:

  • be familiar with the techniques and concepts involved in preparation of the review of a literature relating to particular research topics in anthropology;
  • be able to select a research question and to design a program using the most appropriate techniques to gather the information on which an answer to the question can be developed;
  • be able to analyse data and reach sensible conclusions; and
  • be capable of presenting these results in written and oral form so that they are comprehensible to persons who are not experts in the field.

Generic skills

Students who successfully cmplete this subject will:

  • have practice in conducting independent library research and, where appropriate, research with human subjects;
  • have experience of advanced methods of critical inquiry and argument leading to improved analytical skills;
  • have acquired awareness of issues relating to cross-cultural communication; and
  • have acquired awareness of the requirements of ethical practice in relation to research with human subjects and familiarity with the codes of practice required by the University of Melbourne.

Last updated: 31 July 2019