Medieval Studies Honours A (MDST4011)

UNIT OF STUDY

The Honours program in Medieval Studies consists of: 1. a thesis of 18000-20000 words in length, written under the supervision of a member of academic staff nominated by the Honours Coordinator. 2. Two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester. Each seminar requires 6000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent. Seminars are chosen from relevant subject areas by the Honours candidate in consultation with the Honours Coordinator. The thesis is worth 40% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 30%. It is important that prospective Honours students consult the Coordinator to ensure that their choice of senior level units of study is appropriate to their intentions for the Honours Year.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week for each seminar option

Assessment

1x18000-20000wd thesis (40%), 2x6000-8000wd seminar papers (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Credit average in at least 48 senior credit points from Medieval Studies units of study or from cross-listed units of study (including at least two MDST units of study to the value of 12 credit points).

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