Honours III: Project and Thesis

Course code EDUC4990Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course involves conducting an independent research project and the production of a written thesis. The project and thesis must sit within the field of educational scholarship and research.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
OurimbahSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesAt the completion of this course the student will have the capacity to:

1) Conduct an independent research project.
2) Critically analyse educational research and scholarship.
3) Write up research in the form of a thesis or report of no less than 12,000 words.
4) Work effectively with a research mentor or supervisor.
ContentAs negotiated with supervisor.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMinimum of 160 units of undergraduate study, including 120 units study in Education units incorporating all of the following: EDUC2102, EDUC2103, EDUC4955, and EDUC4965. This course is only available to students who have been admitted to the Embedded+ Honours program.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsConduct of an independent project and production of a thesis or report of between 12,000 and 15,000 words. Examined according to the rules stipulated by Academic senate.
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC4990