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Hobart, Launceston

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The thesis is a 12,000-15,000 research project based on the student's own empirical research - this research may be of a qualitative and/or quantitative nature. The supervision of the project involves (where applicable) the gaining of ethics approval, and regular meetings between the student and their primary supervisor, aimed at monitoring the progress of research and thesis preparation.

Summary 2020

Unit name Research Honours Thesis B
Unit code HSS406
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology

Professor Rob White

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply research skills and critical methods to their field of inquiry.
  2. Develop persuasive and well supported arguments on a given topic.
  3. Communicate written arguments and ideas in terms of their disciplinary specialisation.







12,000-15,000 word thesis examined by Honours Examination Panel (including an external examiner), and a 30-minute Viva (oral examination).

NB: The Thesis is commenced in HSS405 Thesis A and completed in HSS406 Thesis B.

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