HERI5110 Heritage Dissertation (or approved equivalent) Part 2

12 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (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: (1) research proposal and (2) dissertation or equivalent. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Benjamin Smith
Unit rules
completion of 48 points within the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Studies (12230)
Graduate Diploma in Heritage Studies (12330)
Master of Heritage Studies (12530);
HERI5108 Heritage Dissertation Part 1
Contact hours
minimum of 2 hours per month of private supervision throughout the year
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
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