Courses & Units

History Honours Special Project HTA420


Not available to History Honours Students.


This unit is available to History postgraduate coursework students, subject to School approval. This unit is NOT available to History Honours students. In the History Honours Special Project students complete, under supervision, a 5,000 word research essay on an approved topic, generally on a topic covered in a unit currently taught in the School and not overlapping with work submitted in any unit or planned for any thesis or dissertation. Alternatively students may write two research essays (totalling 5,000 words) under the same conditions. Enrolment, field of study and supervision arrangements must be approved by the History Postgraduate Coursework Co-ordinator.


Unit name History Honours Special Project
Unit code HTA420
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics
Teaching staff

Lecturing staff from the History discipline

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 090305

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Admission into R5W OR R6W OR R7W


Teaching Pattern

Individual supervision and some classes.


Written work totalling 5,000 words

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