Courses & Units

Directed Study HGA407

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

The unit replaces HGA422 Understanding Contemporary Societies and is taken when a student has already completed the undergraduate unit Understanding Contemporary Societies (HGA302).

Introduction

The Directed Study is a supervised research paper focusing on a theoretical and/or substantive topic area selected by a designated supervisor in consultation with the student. The unit lasts for one semester and consists of EITHER regular meetings and discussions with the supervisor, assessed via a written paper of 4,000 words, OR the auditing of a specified unit available elsewhere in the University.

Summary

Unit name Directed Study
Unit code HGA407
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Teaching staff

Relevant Sociology staff

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
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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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
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,903.00 090301

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One-to-one supervision by arrangement

Assessment

One 4,000 word assignment (100%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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