Table R - Higher Degree By Research

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WRIT5001 Writing a thesis 1: Starting the thesis
Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1 Classes: 9x1hr lectures, 8x1hr tutorials, 2x2hr workshops, 1x2hr Library skills session, 1x1hr forum with supervisors and students Assessment: 1x1500wd draft of chapter section (35%), 1x2500wd expanded chapter draft and revision (45%), 5x400wd short written tasks (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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.

WRIT5003 Writing a Thesis 3: Completing a Thesis
Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 6x2hr seminars, 6x2hr workshops/writing groups Assessment: 1x500wd table of contents (8%), 1x1500wd introduction chapter (25%), 1x250wd revise consistency of chapter arguments (9%), 1x250wd abstract (8%), 1x2000wd main chapter (25%), 1x1500wd conclusion chapter (25%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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' and 'Writing a thesis chapter 2: The Middle chapters', it further supports students with their own writing by focusing on the completion of the thesis, including the Introduction and Conclusion chapters, Front Matter (including abstracts), the argument of the thesis and proofreading and editing. The course will be particularly useful for students who need to develop their English language proficiency and/or understanding of the requirements of English thesis writing.
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Table R - Communication Skills

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ENGL5000 Research Infrastructures for English

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x6000wd Annotated bibliography (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Mandatory for new research students in the Department of English.
This unit will introduce research students to current methods of scholarship in English studies. Topics covered will include identifying a research topic, library resources, questions of publication and professionalisation. Assessment will be through a 6, 000 word annotated bibliography on the field of the student's research.
ENGL5001 Presentation and Impact in English Studies

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x6000wd equivalent In-class Presentation (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Assessment will be on a pass/fail basis.
This unit offers opportunities for scholarly collaboration and also consideration of how questions of public impact are affecting the trajectories of academic research.