Courses & Units

Complementary Study HXA201

Launceston

Note:

Available only to BCA students;
Enrolment subject to approval of Unit Coordinator

Introduction

Provides BCA students with the opportunity to undertake investigative study in a specialised area that complements their major study. Once the outline of the project has been agreed to by the head of the discipline, the investigation is self-directed. Students choose a topic which may be practical or theoretical in nature and may normally undertake only one complementary study elective within their course of study.

Summary

Unit name Complementary Study
Unit code HXA201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Coordinator

Dr Matt Delbridge

Teaching staff

Head of Discipline as Coordinator and one other designated staff member or outside consultant/adviser

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Summer school On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Winter school On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Spring school On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017
Summer school 2/1/2017 13/1/2017 28/1/2017 25/2/2017
Winter school 5/6/2017 14/6/2017 24/6/2017 16/7/2017
Spring school 23/10/2017 7/11/2017 27/11/2017 3/1/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 100199

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

100 credit points in 13B

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hrs -- 1 hr consultation, 2 hrs project sessions -- weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

Work-in-context assignment (20%), formal presentation of work undertaken during sem (80%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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