Ancient History Honours - Thesis
Studied in conjunction with AHIS4160, which together comprise the thesis component of Honours.
For full-time students, AHIS4160 and AHIS4170 are usually to be taken concurrently (part-time students should complete AHIS4160 before AHIS4170).
AHIS4170 is concerned with developing the skills to write a thesis (of approximately 15,000 words) and culminates in the production of a thesis.
- Semester 1 - 2017
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Identify an important problem or series of inter-related problems from the selected field of study.
2. Identify, examine and discuss the main evidence underpinning the problem/s identified in the field of study
3. Construct a lengthy argument or a number of arguments to address a problem or series of inter-related problems
4. Use the relevant modern literature in the field to enhance arguments concerning the evidence
5. Explain the problem/s to others in both written and oral form.
6. Complete a thesis (ca 15,000 words) within the given time
Having done preliminary preparation in AHIS4160 (determination of a field of study, a literature review and a bibliography), students will focus on a specific topic for their thesis
Students will produce a draft of their thesis by Week Ten.
Students will give a presentation on one aspect of their thesis in Week Ten or Eleven.
AHIS4160 and AHIS4170 together form the thesis, and they have the same objectives.
This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.
This course is only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Students should have completed AHIS4140 and AHIS4150 and be taking AHIS4160 concurrently (part-time students will have completed AHIS4160).
Thesis: Thesis: Includes oral presentation
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 19 hour(s) per Week for Full Term