MEMS5406 Seminar 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit forms part of the Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Students have a choice of a range of units at postgraduate level. Contact the Director of the UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies for further details.
Students are able to (1) familiarise with, and develop a critical understanding of, important themes and topics in Medieval and Early Modern European Studies; (2) analyse diverse academic approaches and undertake critical research; (3) demonstrate a more specialised, advanced and profound knowledge of topics and themes; (4) demonstrate research training; and (5) develop research skills and communicate their critical thoughts and findings in well-developed arguments, both oral and written.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) research essays; (2) seminar papers; and (3) seminar participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Andrew Lynch
Unit rules
enrolment in the Master of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (11530)
Contact hours
2 hours per week
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