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Unit of study_

Writing a thesis 2: The middle chapters - WRIT5002

Year - 2020

This unit aims to foster the thesis writing and English language skills of Arts and Social Sciences students who are writing postgraduate theses. As the sequel to 'Writing a thesis chapter 1: Starting a thesis', it further supports students with their own writing by focusing on the middle chapters (or components) of the thesis, specifically theoretical frameworks, methodology, background chapters, main chapters and discussions. 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.

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

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

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Writing Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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