CLAN4140 Dissertation (Classics and Ancient History) 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 Classics and Ancient History [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
- The objective of the two dissertation units together is the production of a research dissertation of around 12,000 to 18,000 words on a topic of the student's choosing in the field of Classics and Ancient History. This research is carried out under the supervision of a staff member who discusses issues relating to the research with the student, reads and comments on drafts, and provides overall guidance.
- Students are able to produce a significant project demonstrating an appropriate level of mastery of ancient material and of its modern discussion. The work shows independence of thought, consistent organisational skills, and developed argumentation and analysis. The work also shows insight into the relationship between surviving evidence and the reconstruction of the Classical past.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following way: dissertation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Lara O'Sullivan
- Unit rules
- enrolment in honours in Classics and Ancient History
- Unit Outline
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.