^ = may be enrolled concurrently
^ THEO7002A - Honours Thesis (9/18 units)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of THEO7000, THEO7000A, THEO7000B, THEO7000C, THEO7000D, THEO7000E has been successfully completed
Course context

This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum.

Topic description

A thesis of not more than 20,000 words. The thesis may be a critical survey of existing knowledge or an original contribution to the subject. In either case it should demonstrate the student's ability to collect and evaluate information; to test and defend an argument or thesis; and to examine critically the major theories in the area of enquiry.

Educational aims

This topic aims to provide training in a manner that fosters the development of a candidate's independent research skills, and to develop the attributes associated with research practice.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Locate and make appropriate use of relevant source materials
  2. Analyse sources, develop arguments and draw conclusions
  3. Contribute to knowledge through independent research
  4. Exercise scholarly judgement
  5. Present clearly a scholarly thesis (including definition of questions, organisation of material, clarity of writing style)
  6. Select and justify appropriate methodology

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.