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The student will negotiate a suitable project with a supervisor, and attend meetings and supervision sessions as required. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement for the year-long subject.
To be eligible to enrol in the minor thesis, all students must submit a 300 word thesis proposal on a relevant topic for approval by the course coordinator at least 2 weeks prior to the semester of enrolment in the thesis.
Students admitted into the minor thesis must be in the final 100 points of their degree, with an average of H2A (75%) prior to enrolment in the thesis.
Thesis students must also enrol in the subject ARTS90032 Research Principles & Practices Graduate concurrently with CWRI90015.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate a capacity to work consistently and independently at an advanced level on a self-devised project
- Demonstrate a well-developed ability to solve problems in the field of creative arts
- Show an appreciation of the design, conduct and completion of a major creative project
- Demonstrate a capacity to engage where appropriate with issues in contemporary society
- Show have a conceptually rich understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and implications of their creative work.
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
- Structure an extended writing project
- Undertake independent research
- Demonstrate a capacity to structure and complete an independent project
- Problem solve
- Recognise the relevance of research to society
- Access resources and organise material
- Possess critical evaluation skills
- Make use of research to conceptually enrich projects.
Last updated: 10 November 2023