Courses & Units

Negotiated Study HUM408

Introduction

This unit enables students to develop and refine an individual research topic of their interest, on a project connected to the expertise of a staff member. This is an individual study negotiated with the Honours Coordinator and an academic. Students will meet regularly with an academic expert to develop their approach and complete their written project.

Summary

Unit name Negotiated Study
Unit code HUM408
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
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International 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 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Propose and develop a research project negotiated with an academic member of staff
  • Apply skills in researching an honours level project
  • Identify and analyse the key themes and issues of your research project
  • Communicate your research project with sophistication and clarity
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HUM418 Text-based Negotiated Study

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

30 minute fortnightly supervision

AssessmentProject Proposal, 1,000 words or equivalent (20%)|Writing sample, 1,000 words or equivalent (20%)|Supervision participation (10%)|Research Project 4,000 words or equivalent (50%)
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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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