History Honours A (HSTY4011)


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 15,000-20,000 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 2014: To be announced.

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2x2-hr seminars/week in Semester 1


a thesis of 15000-20000 words and 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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 Co

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