LIB403: Honours Thesis


LIB403: Honours Thesis

Key details

Accredited towardsBachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts (Honours)
Unit typeCore unit
Credit points24
Indicative contact hours1 hour per week
Personal study35 hours per week
PrerequisitesLIB401, LIB402
Offered inSemester 2
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In this unit of study students complete and submit a substantial, independent research project in their chosen field of specialisation in either History, Literature, Philosophy, and Theology. Students will be required, in the thesis (15,000-18,000 words), to define their chosen topic; survey and critique relevant literature; and mount a logical and persuasive argument employing an advanced academic standard of presentation. During that process, they will be guided by a supervisor through regular meetings and discussions of draft submissions.


Learning outcomes

Successful completion of this unit will enable students to:

  1. Critically evaluate a body of material relevant to a specialised field of interest;
  2. Execute a research project at an advanced academic standard;
  3. Demonstrate an ability to present a research project to an academic audience



Interested in other Honours units?

LIB401: Research Topics
LIB402: Independent Reading
LIB403: Honours Thesis



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