Linguistics Honours A (LNGS4011)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

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%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Credit average in 48 senior credits points from Linguistics including 18 credit points from (LNGS3601, LNGS2602, LNGS2604, LNGS2620, LNGS2621)

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