To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
The Honours Program in Italian aims to offer students opportunities to extend previous knowledge acquired at undergraduate level, in the field of Italian language and cultural studies. In particular, through the Honours thesis the program engages students with issues in Italian societies. Students will have the opportunity to engage in extended research in a selected area of Italian studies through the thesis, deepen their ability to analyse and respond to complex authentic written and visual texts, increase their awareness of local and global communities of Italian speakers, and strengthen their understanding of, and reflections about, language and culture diversity locally and globally. Students will also have the opportunity to choose to engage with the community of speakers of their language of study through a Work Integrated Learning activity.
At the completion of the Honours Program in Italian, students will be able to:
To qualify for the Honours Program in Italian a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.
Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.
27 units comprising:
HASS7001 Research Communication in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7010A Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010B Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010C Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7010D Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Honours Thesis (4.5/18 units)
HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences (4.5 units)*
Plus 9 units from the following topics
CREA7001 Exegesis (4.5 units)**
CREA7002 Professional Practice for the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
ENGL7702 Reading Literature, Reading the World (4.5 units)
HASS7000 Industry or Community Placement in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HASS7002 Honours Special Project in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (4.5 units)
HIST7056 Critical Theory: Past and Present (4.5 units)
HIST7057 Making History: Current Directions in Historiography (4.5 units)
PHIL7340 Creativity and the Imagination (4.5 units)
SOCI7012 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (4.5 units)
SOCI7031 Qualitative Research: Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
Or up to 9 units of honours appropriate topics with the approval of the Honours co-ordinator
*With Honours co-ordinator approval students can replace HASS7003 Understanding Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences with CREA7100 Understanding Research Methods in the Creative Arts (4.5 units)
**Students undertaking a creative work as part of thesis must select CREA7001 Exegesis
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