Spanish & Latin American Studies Hons A (SPAN4011)

UNIT OF STUDY

The Honours program in Spanish and Latin American Studies consists of: 1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff 2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours, one in each semester. The thesis should be of 18000-20000 words in length. Each seminar requires 7000-8000 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%. The following seminars are on offer in 2014: Cultural Studies in Spanish American Contexts, Semester 1 (Dr Anne Walsh, Dr Luis Fernando Angosto Ferrández and Dr Vek Lewis) Critical Theory and Methodologies, Semester 2 (Dr Vek Lewis, Dr Luis Fernando Angosto Ferrández, Dr Anne Walsh and Dr Fernanda Peñaloza) For more information, contact Dr Fernanda Penaloza, Honours Coordinator.

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Classes

Two seminars that meet weekly for two hours each, one in each semester.

Assessment

A thesis of 18000-20000 words in length and 7000-8000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar.

Faculty/department permission required?

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

48 senior credit points in Spanish and Latin American Studies with a credit average or above, including completion of the major. At least 24 credit points must be in language units of study.

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