Courses & Units

Honours Thesis Part A KGA436

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blank_pageStudents enrolling in this thesis component of the Honours program in Semester 1 will commence 3 weeks prior to the UTAS teaching semester.

Introduction

This unit is the first of three honours units that is related to the construction of your major research work. In this unit you will work with your supervisor and the honours coordinator to propose your research activities as part of a written plan. Upon endorsement of this plan you will commence your honours research work. At the end of semester you and your supervisor will reflect on your progress to date in a candidate and supervisor progress report.

Summary

Unit name Honours Thesis Part A
Unit code KGA436
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator Doctor Melinda McHenry
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Honours

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
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* 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

  • Apply knowledge of a research discipline to a new scenario.
  • Design methodology required to answer a research question.
  • Synthesise research literature.
  • Comply with regulatory frameworks and professional ethics.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
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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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly group meetings and seminars with the KGA honours cohort.  Independent project work (including regular checkins with supervisor.

AssessmentProject Proposal (75%)|Short Report (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

There are no prescribed readings for honours.

Recommended

Candidates should discuss any recommended or suggested readings with their supervisor(s).

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