UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

CLAN4141 Dissertation (Classics and Ancient History) 2

Credit 12 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Classics and Ancient History [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
Content 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.
Outcomes 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.
Assessment 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
Prerequisites: CLAN4140 Dissertation (Classics and Ancient History) 1
Unit OutlineSemester 1 : http://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/CLAN4141/SEM-1/2017
Semester 2 : http://www.unitoutlines.arts.uwa.edu.au/Units/CLAN4141/SEM-2/2017

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