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Social Theory Thesis Part 1 (SOLS90004)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeSOLS90004
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject involves a supervised thesis of 15 000 words, embodying the results of the student's own research.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • understand the process of research, including compliance with any ethical requirement of the university concerning research;
  • develop a comprehensive understanding of the criminological literature relevant to their research; and
  • be able to integrate theory and method in a logical manner.

Generic skills

On succesful completion of this subject, students should:

  • have an advanced understanding of the relevant knowledge base in the specialist area;
  • have the ability to evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in the specialist area;
  • have well-developed problem-solving skills in the specialist area;
  • have significant capacity to articulate knowledge and understanding in oral and written presentations;
  • have a capacity to engage where appropriate with issues in contemporary society.

Last updated: 9 November 2018