HUMS505 Reading Unit A

Credit Points 6
Offering
Responsible Campus Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Off Campus
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Off Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Off Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no UNE Supervised Examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in a postgraduate award and 24cp at 300 level or 12cp at 400/500 level within the same area of study as the intended reading course and permission of relevant head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes

This is a repeatable unit. However, the unit cannot be undertaken more than once in any one teaching period.

Students should apply for permission to enrol in this unit at least three weeks prior to the commencement of the Trimester. Applications should be sent to the School of Humanities using the appropriate form available from the following link: https://www.une.edu.au/about-une/academic-schools/school-of-humanities/applications/special-option-reading-and-research-units-application

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) To be advised
Unit Description

This unit is designed to allow students to pursue individual research interests or to undertake an agreed program of study. Students must consult with the School of Humanities, and secure the permission of head of school or nominee, prior to enrolment.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 50% 3000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 2 50% 3000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 3 100% 6000
Assessment Notes

Research Project. Subject to supervisor approval, students may complete a longer research project instead of two short essays.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an advanced knowledge in an area of specialisation in a particular discipline;
  2. display an advanced ability to understand, reflect upon and critically analyse the principal themes within an area of specialisation;
  3. apply expert research skills through the independent analysis, critical evaluation and careful synthesis of knowledge and evidence from a wide range of sources; and
  4. autonomously develop, organise and present coherent, complex and theoretically-informed written arguments on a particular subject.