UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

ARCY4140 Dissertation (Archaeology) 1

Credit 12 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Archaeology [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
Content 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 and presenting the research in a seminar.
Outcomes 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.
Assessment 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
Prerequisites: completion of a major in Archaeology with at least 65 per cent in the Level 3 units
Incompatibility: ARCY7479 Honours Dissertation 1 (Archaeology)
Unit OutlineSemester 1 : http://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/ARCY4140/SEM-1/2017
Semester 2 : http://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/ARCY4140/SEM-2/2017

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