Supervised Reading 1

Course code SOCA6440Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Allows students to undertake a supervised program of reading on a topic not currently offered by the School of Social Sciences, but which is an area of expertise of a staff member in the School. The reading to be covered and the associated program of study is established by way of negotiation between the student and the responsible member of academic staff. Enrolment is dependent upon the permission of the Head of School, and the availability of staff and resources.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Develop a critical understanding of an agreed area of debate within social science.
2. Criticise in an informed manner the relevant material in a broad range of social science texts.
ContentCourse content will be determined by way of consultation between a student and the course coordinator.
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable.
TransitionNot applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeUndergraduate degree with social science major or major in related area.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsMid-semester progress report - 1,000 words, due Week Seven, 40%.
Essays / Written AssignmentsCriticial literature review - 4,000 words, due Week 14, 60%.
Contact HoursSeminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term