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Writing a thesis 1: Starting the thesis - WRIT5001

Year - 2020

This course aims to foster the writing and English language skills of postgraduate Arts and Social Sciences thesis writers. It will support students with their own thesis writing, specifically with the writing of the Research Proposal, Introduction chapter and Literature Review as well as sections of chapters. The course will be particularly useful for students who need to develop their English language proficiency and/or understanding of the requirements of thesis writing in English.

8x2hr seminars, 1x1hr seminar, 2x2hr workshops, 1x2hr Library skills session, 1x1hr Forum with supervisors and students

1x1500wd draft of chapter section (35%), 1x2500wd expanded chapter draft and revision (45%), 5x400wd short written tasks (20%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Writing Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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