Courses & Units

Advanced Reading Seminar HUM405

Hobart

Introduction

This unit builds students’ grasp of disciplinary methods and knowledge through focusing on a special topic. Working in cognate discipline clusters on special topics, students will undertake a program of guided reading and discussion led by an academic expert.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Reading Seminar
Unit code HUM405
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English|Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator Doctor Jayne Knight
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the key themes and issues in a special topic from the perspective of an academic discipline within the Humanities
  • Apply skills in researching and critically analysing scholarship and evidence relating to a special topic
  • Apply skills in formulating and communicating arguments according to the conventions of an academic discipline within the Humanities
  • Engage in sophisticated oral discussion as a member of an academic discipline within the Humanities
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090399 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hour weekly seminar

AssessmentTutorial Participation/Other Participation (25%)|Literature review (30%)|Essay (45%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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