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Islamic Studies Thesis Part 1 (ISLM40011)

HonoursPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeISLM40011
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students will be required to write a thesis of 15,000 words on a topic approved by the supervisor.

Intended learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this subject will:

  • have an ability to evaluate research and professional literature concerning Islam and Muslim affairs.
  • have a capacity to articulate their findings and views in oral and written presentations.
  • have an advanced understanding of major issues and sensitivities regarding Islam and Muslim affairs.
  • have a capacity to engage where appropriate with issues to do with Islam and Muslim affairs, and
  • have an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of research.

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

This subject is only available to students enrolled in a BH-Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Degree with Honours) or a GD-Arts, Graduate Diploma (Advanced).

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
ISLM40010 2019

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Description

This assessment statement applies to the entire enrolment across Parts 1 and 2 of the subject (i.e. ISLM40011 and ISLM40012 together):

  • A thesis of 15,000 words due at the end of the second semester of enrolment (100%).

Dates & times

  • Semester 1
    Principal coordinatorMuhammad Kamal
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hoursRegular, documented consultations over two semesters with the supervisor(s) as arranged. Meetings should normally occur at least fortnightly and should be at least of half an hour duration.
    Total time commitment680 hours
    Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019
    Last self-enrol date15 March 2019
    Census date31 March 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail10 May 2019
    Assessment period ends28 June 2019

    Semester 1 contact information

  • Semester 2
    Principal coordinatorMuhammad Kamal
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hoursRegular, documented consultations over two semesters with the supervisor(s) as arranged. Meetings should normally occur at least fortnightly and should be at least of half an hour duration.
    Total time commitment680 hours
    Teaching period29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019
    Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019
    Census date31 August 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail27 September 2019
    Assessment period ends22 November 2019

    Semester 2 contact information

Time commitment details

This subject is taught over two consecutive semesters. Total time commitment for the subject is approximately 680 hours, inclusive of two semesters (thesis Part 1 and Part 2).

Additional delivery details

This is part of a 50 point thesis subject, continuing over two consecutive study periods.

Students are required to enrol in:

  • ISLM40011 Islamic Studies Thesis Part 1 (25 points) and
  • ISLM40012 Islamic Studies Thesis Part 2 (25 points), consecutively.

Students will receive a ‘CNT’ grade in the part 1 and results will be entered if and when both part 1 and 2 are completed.

Information provided on this page applies to Part 1 and Part 2 of the subject (ISLM40011 and ISLM40012).

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

Last updated: 3 April 2019