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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 2021

Unit name Advanced Reading Seminar
Unit code HUM405
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English|Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Philosophy and Gender Studies

Dr. Jayne Knight

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the key themes and issues in a special topic from the perspective of an academic discipline within the Humanities
  2. Apply skills in researching and critically analysing scholarship and evidence relating to a special topic
  3. Apply skills in formulating and communicating arguments according to the conventions of an academic discipline within the Humanities
  4. Engage in sophisticated oral discussion as a member of an academic discipline within the Humanities



Teaching Pattern

2.5 hour weekly seminar


Participation and Seminar Leadership, (25%), Critical Review 1500 words, (30%), Essay, 3000 words (45%)

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