Units of Study

LNGS4011 - Linguistics Honours A

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Dr Toni Borowsky


The Honours program in Linguistics consists of:
1) a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff, which may include members of staff from other departments for students undertaking joint honours.
2) two (or three) seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester.
3) an unassessed support seminar that meets weekly for one hour for one semester

If you chose the two seminar option you write a thesis of 18000-20000 words. The thesis is worth 50% of the final Honours mark in this option.
If you chose the three seminars option you will write a shorter thesis of 12000-15000 words. The thesis is worth 40% of the final Honours mark in this option.

Students considering further academic work in the field should choose the longer thesis.
Each seminar requires 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent.

Seminars will be offered from the following list in 2011:
Systemic Functional Linguistics master-class
In depth study of the structure of a language
Honours special seminar


1x18000-20000wd thesis (50%) and 2 seminars x 6000-8000wds of written work or its equivalent per seminar (50%) OR 1x12000-15000wd thesis (40%) and 3 seminars x 6000-8000wds of written work or its equivalent per seminar (60%)


2 hour seminar per option per week


Credit average in 48 senior credits points, including at least three of the five units LNGS3601, LNGS2602, LNGS2604, LNGS2620, LNGS2621

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