PPHE4141 PPE Honours Dissertation 2

12 points
AvailabilityLocationModeFirst year of offer
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
The aim of this unit is for students to complete the research, write up and presentation of the dissertation of 15,000 words (or equivalent) on their selected research topic. Students continue to work under the supervision of an academic staff member, who guides and advises them in the execution of the research, and who provides constructive feedback on the draft sections of the dissertation, and on the documentation and bibliography.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate academic writing skills suitable for an academic dissertation at an honours level and (2) demonstrate analytical skills suitable for an academic dissertation at an honours level.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: submission of research output. A final mark is awarded at the completion of research parts 1 and 2. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Nin Kirkham (Philosophy), Associate Professor Jie Chen (Political Science and International Relations) and Professor Michael McLure (Economics)
Unit rules
PPHE4140 Honours Dissertation 1
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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