Units of Study

Please note:

In 2016, in addition to the units of study listed in the tables below, the following Units of Study (external to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) can be counted towards your major. Please refer to the teaching department for details.

  • ARCH9082 Conservation of Traditional Materials Intensive March
  • ARCH9028 Conservation Methods and Practices Semester 2
  • ARCH9081 Heritage Law and Policy Semester 2

WMST6902 - Arguing the Point

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ruth Barcan


This core unit of study aims to develop scholarly skills of research, writing and argumentation. Through the study of different examples of academic research, we will carefully draw out why and how certain research and argumentation strategies are privileged in different texts. We will also closely examine different genres of academic writing and different modes of research (including empirical research). The unit will encourage students to develop their own argumentation skills and research practices.


1x1500wd outline/literature review (20%), 1x500wd in-class presentation (10%) and 1x4000wd thesis chapter (70%)


1x2-hr seminar/week

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