To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
The Honours Program in Women's Studies offers students the opportunity to extend and deepen Women's Studies knowledge, skill and approaches beyond the undergraduate level, including the development of an ethical understanding of the complexity of gender relations and the relations of power which form through gender and related differences. Students will develop an advanced understanding of feminist and related theories and their relevance and application to gendered problems, as well as an advanced capacity for independent research and high level and complex written and oral communication of information and ideas. The program facilitates students gaining an in-depth knowledge of one particular area via the research and writing of their thesis. It aims to prepare students for research higher degree study.
On completion of the Honours Program in Women's Studies students will be able to:
To qualify for the Honours Program in Women's Studies 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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