Courses & Units

Research Workshop HEN403

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit aims to develop students' research and writing skills in the Humanities to advanced levels. The specific focus of the unit will be on research methodologies, the practices of critical and creative writing and reading, the stages of a research project, and editing.

This is a practical 400-level unit that is designed to build on the research and writing skills that students have developed in undergraduate study. It presents strategies for undertaking an extended piece of writing and focuses on the specific skills required for the Honours thesis.

Summary

Unit name Research Workshop
Unit code HEN403
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Dr Hannah Stark

Teaching staff

Dr Hannah Stark

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $1,611.00 2018: $3,230.00 091523

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

36 Hours

Assessment

Annotated Bibliography 30%: c. 1000 words

Research Proposal and Presentation 30%: c. 1000 words + oral presentation

Research Project/ Creative Piece + Exegesis 40%: 4000 words

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Textbooks

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TBA

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