|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The student proposes an original research topic that contributes to existing bodies of conservation knowledge and is approved by the coordinator. The student then initiates and conducts an involved program of primary research requiring interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. The student conducts the independent research under the guidance of an academic supervisor, and produces a critical research report. The thesis is undertaken across two consecutive semesters and in some cases, access to cultural collections in field maybe required.
Intended learning outcomes
Student who complete this subject should be able to:
- demonstrate competence in defining a research question, and in devising and managing an appropriate research path;
- use critical reading and analysis skills; and
- write a report that argues and assesses the research questions and objectives.
Students who sucessfully complete this subject should be able to:
- demonstrate sound and independent critical and ethical thinking in their choice of materials and processes; and
- present written and oral communication to a professional standard regarding their treatment and material choices.