Celtic Studies Honours A (CLST4011)


The Honours program in Celtic Studies consists of: 1. a thesis written under the supervision of a member of staff nominated by of the Professor of Celtic Studies 2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester each. The thesis is worth 18-20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent. The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars are worth 20%. It is important that prospective Honours students consult the Professor of Celtic Studies to ensure that their choice of senior units of study is appropriate to their intentions for the Honours Year.

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2x2-hr seminars/week for one semester


1x18000-20000wd thesis (60%), 2x6000-8000wd of written work or its equivalent for the 2 seminars (40%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

A minimum of 48 credit points from Senior Units of Study with Credit average, A major in Celtic Studies plus 12 additional senior credit points, all with a Credit average

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