HERI5108 Heritage Dissertation (or approved equivalent) Part 1

12 points
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit comprises an individually supervised research project. This is typically a 16,000-word dissertation but other comparable research outputs may be accepted subject to the approval of the supervisor and the course coordinator. Students consult with their supervisor about their project on an individual basis.
Students are able to (1) identify a research project; (2) carry out a review of relevant previous research/projects; (3) pursue original research; and (4) produce a well-structured piece of original research.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: continuing assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Benjamin Smith
Unit rules
48 points completed from any units within the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Studies, Graduate Diploma in Heritage Studies or Master of Heritage Studies
Contact hours
minimum of 2 hours per month of private supervision throughout the year
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