Units of Study

GOVT3994 - Research Preparation

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Diarmuid Maguire


This unit assists students to build towards a better fourth year honours dissertation. It considers the construction of a dissertation topic, planning the research, bibliographic searches, and writing the dissertation. The unit devotes a considerable amount of time to exercises designed to help students envisage their honours dissertation and plan fruitful lines of inquiry.


1x1500wd thesis review (20%), 1x1500wd thesis comparison (20%), 1x3000wd thesis prospectus (60%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


12 Senior credit points from Government and GOVT2991, each at the level of Credit or better, or with the consent of the Honours Coordinator, Dr John Mikler.



Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.


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