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HSTY4011 - History Honours A
Semester 1, 2012 | Credit Points: 12
Coordinator: Nicholas Alfred Eckstein
The Honours program in History consists of:
1. a thesis under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester (students must complete one 'Approach' seminar and one 'Field' seminar).
The thesis should be of 18,000-20,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6,000-8,000 words of written work or its equivalent.
The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.
Honours seminars are only offered in Semester 1. Students must begin their program in the March semester and mid-year entry to History Honours is not permitted.
The following seminars are on offer in 2012:
Australia (Mr Richard White)
Modern China (Prof Helen Dunstan)
Modern Europe (Prof Robert Aldrich)
Early Modern Europe (Dr John Gagné)
Americas (Dr Michael McDonnell)
Victorianisms (Dr Frances Clarke)
Biography (Assoc Prof Mark McKenna and Prof Peter Read)
Violence in History (Dr Nicholas Eckstein)
Place and Meaning in the Past (Dr Lyn Olson)
The Problem of the Text (Dr Julie Smith)
Intellectual History (Assoc Prof Andrew Fitzmaurice)
a thesis of 18000-20000 words and 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar
2x2-hr seminars/week in Semester 1
48 senior credit points of History (up to 18 credit points of which may be cross-listed), including HSTY2691, with an average mark in those units of study of credit or better. Students who do not meet this requirement, however, may apply to the Honours Coordinator for a waiver to permit their entry into the honours program.
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