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History 4 (Honours)

Full time/Part time

Enrolment code: HTA498/499

Offered: Hobart: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2 Launceston: (full-year) ie semesters 1 & 2

Special note: full-time students enrol in HTA498 (100%), part-time students in HTA499 (50%); individual units have notional weight, but for HECS purposes must be weighted at 0%

Unit description:

Students choose two Special Topics in History from the list of offerings available in the School of History and Classics for 2002. Each unit will comprise 20 hours of class contact. Each elective requires written work (5–6,000 words); class participation; and a 3-hr examination. Each has a nominal weighting of 20%.

The Practice of History A & B (20%). These modules deal with the work of historians both by displaying a wide range of concerns, approaches and controversies, and by an introduction to professional employment. Each module requires written work (2,500 words) and class participation. Each is weighted at 10%.

Thesis (40%). In addition, students develop a research proposal, and prepare, under supervision, a thesis of between 12,000 and 15,000 words in length. The thesis constitutes 40% of the assessment.

Unit weight 100%/50% To see normal University Admission requirements
Prerequisites major, with GPA of higher than 6.5  
Assessment mode listed above Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) History  
Courses Bachelor of Arts with Honours  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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