ARCY4140 Archaeology Honours Dissertation 1
- 12 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Semester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours core unit in Archaeology [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
- Students undertake a program of supervised research on a given topic over two semesters and submit a thesis. In the first semester of their thesis the first steps in the research process include developing a research proposal, conducting a literature review, designing appropriate methods, obtaining all OHS, ethics and related clearances, and presenting their research proposal in a seminar. Students report formally to their Supervisors and to the Honours Co-ordinator on their progress at the end of this semester.
- Students are able to (1) develop a research question; (2) conduct appropriate background research; (3) understand the process of developing appropriate methods; (4) present their research in written and oral outputs; and (5) obtain all OHS, ethics, permit and other clearances for dissertation research.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following way: a dissertation that is graded at the completion of 24 points of dissertation units. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- completion of a major in Archaeology with at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units. agreement by UWA Archaeology staff that the student's proposed research topic is viable and that staff are able to offer appropriate supervision.
- ARCY7479 Honours Dissertation 1 (Archaeology)
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