ARCY4141 Archaeology Honours Dissertation 2

12 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Students undertake a program of supervised research on a given topic over two semesters and submit a thesis. The objective of the second semester is to complete the research based on an approved research proposal from the previous semester, and submit a written thesis of between 12,000-18,000 words by the end of semester for examination. The student meets weekly with their supervisor(s) and the Honours Co-ordinator as required.
Students are able to (1) develop a research question; (2) conduct appropriate background research; (3) understand the process of developing appropriate methods; and (4) present their research in written and oral outputs. They have specific knowledge of the research process from initiation to completion. They have expertise in their chosen field of research.
Typically this unit is assessed in the following way: thesis. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Sven Ouzman
Unit rules
ARCY4140 Dissertation (Archaeology) 1
ARCY7480 Honours Dissertation 2 (Archaeology)
Unit Outline
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