Table R - Higher Degree By Research

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Table R - Languages and Cultural Contexts

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ARHT5000 Presenting Visual and Cultural Research

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2 hr seminar/week Assumed knowledge: Entry into a research programme in the Department of Art History and Museum and Heritage Studies. (Ph.D, D.Arts, M.Phil. or M.A. Research.) Assessment: 1x6000wd annotated bibliography (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit introduces postgraduate research students to research methods in the study of visual cultures (art history, film, museum and heritage studies). Topics covered will include: developing a research topic and chapter structure, time management, constructing a literature review, archival research methods, reference taking and academic ethics. As well as focusing on skills specific to writing a dissertation this course will address discipline specific forms of professional development including academic conferences, publishing and grant applications.
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ARHT5006 Visual and Cultural Research Methods

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assumed knowledge: Entry into a research programme in the Department of Art History and Museum and Heritage Studies. (Ph.D, D.Arts, M.Phil. or M.A. Research.) Assessment: 1x6000wd annotated bibliography (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit introduces postgraduate research students to research methods in the study of visual cultures (art history, film, museum and heritage studies). Topics covered will include: developing a research topic and chapter structure, time management, constructing a literature review, archival research methods, reference taking and academic ethics. As well as focusing on skills specific to writing a dissertation this course will address discipline specific forms of professional development including academic conferences, publishing and grant applications.
ASNS6010 Asian Language Acquisition 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminars/week Assessment: Written assignments and quizzes equivalent to 3000wds (70%), class tests equivalent to 2000wds (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study gives students an opportunity to begin or improve their proficiency in an Asian language in order to deepen their understanding of Asian cultures and societies. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilised.
ASNS6011 Asian Language Acquisition 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminars/week Assessment: Written assignments and quizzes equivalent to 3000wds (70%), class tests equivalent to 2000wds (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study gives students an opportunity to improve their proficiency in an Asian language in order to deepen their understanding of Asian cultures and societies. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilised.
ASNS6012 Asian Language Acquisition 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminars/week Assessment: Written assignments and quizzes equivalent to 3000wds (70%), class tests equivalent to 2000wds (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study gives students an opportunity to further develop their proficiency in an Asian language in order to deepen their understanding of Asian cultures and societies. Students will advance to intermediate levels of Asian language study to develop comprehensive linguistic skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilised.
ASNS6013 Asian Language Acquisition 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminars/week Assessment: Written assignments and quizzes equivalent to 3000wds (70%), class tests equivalent to 2000wds (30%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study gives students an opportunity to further develop their proficiency in an Asian language in order to deepen their understanding of Asian cultures and societies. Students will advance to higher intermediate levels of Asian language study to develop comprehensive linguistic skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. in addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilised.
EUST7010 European Language Acquisition 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminar/week Assessment: quizzes and writing assignments (equivalent to 2500wds) (60%), Oral Presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit gives students an opportunity to begin or improve proficiency in a European language so as to deepen their understanding of the culture and society involved. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and it's sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilized. Students who are studying an area cognate with a European language are especially encouraged to take this unit.
EUST7011 European Language Acquisition 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminar/week Assessment: quizzes and writing assignments (equivalent to 2500wds) (60%), Oral Presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This follow-on unit gives students an opportunity to improve proficiency in a European language so as to deepen understanding of the cultures and societies involved. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and it's sociocultural context will enhance knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilized. Students undertaking postgraduate studies in an area that is cognate with a European language would be especially encouraged to take this unit.
EUST7012 European Language Acquisition 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminar/week Assessment: quizzes and writing assignments (equivalent to 2500wds) (60%), Oral Presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit gives students an opportunity to achieve or improve proficiency in a European language and to deepen their understanding of the cultures and societies involved. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills in the four areas of acquisition. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilized.
EUST7013 European Language Acquisition 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr seminar/week Assessment: quizzes and writing assignments (equivalent to 2500wds) (60%), Oral Presentations (equivalent to 2000wds) (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit gives students an opportunity to achieve or improve proficiency in a European language and to deepen their understanding of the cultures and societies involved. Students will develop comprehensive linguistic skills in the four areas of acquisition. In addition, analysis of the structure of the language and its sociocultural context will enhance their knowledge and understanding of the society in which the language is utilized.
GCST5002 Representing Cultural Research

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 2 Classes: 8 hours total workshops: 3x1hr, 1x2hr, 1x3hr. Assumed knowledge: A developed research proposal and foundational disciplinary knowledge about research design. Usually, students will have completed or have equivalent knowledge to WMST6902 Arguing the Point, or be completing that unit. Assessment: 2x workshop exercises 2000wd total (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit focuses on practical skills for researchers trained in cultural studies, gender studies, and closely aligned disciplines, but who may not necessarily aim for academic postgraduate destinations. It includes workshops focused on foundational principles and practical skills that explicitly cross the academic/non-academic divide, training more flexible graduates. Workshops cover funding applications; oral presentations; supervision, reporting and feedback; writing and publishing; and job applications.
GRKA7001 Classical Greek for Postgraduates I

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prohibitions: GRKA1600 or GRKA2620 or GRKA1001 or GRKA2301 or HSC Classical Greek Assessment: Weekly language assignments equivalent to 1250wd (30%) Weekly quizzes equivalent to 1250wd (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides the essential linguistic foundation to the study of Greek literature, philosophy, culture, and history. No previous knowledge of any foreign language is assumed and all grammatical concepts encountered will be explained. The unit introduces the basics of Greek through the study of grammar, and is valuable for students interested in all aspects of European history, archaeology, language, literature and philosophy.
GRKA7002 Classical Greek for Postgraduates II

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: GRKA7001 Prohibitions: GRKA1601 or GRKA2621 or GRKA1002 or GRKA2302 or GRKA2312 Assessment: Weekly language assignments equivalent to 1250wd (30%) Weekly quizzes equivalent to 1250wd (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in GRKA7001, enabling students to read Greek texts in the original. It concentrates on additional morphology, reading skills and the syntax of the sentence, while also introducing further grammatical concepts and constructions. Grammatical knowledge is reinforced by translation from and into Greek, while reading skills are further consolidated through the study of selected extracts from Greek prose and/or verse texts.
LATN7201 Latin for Postgraduates I

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 1 Classes: 3x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prohibitions: LATN1600 or LATN2620 or LATN1001 or LATN2301 or HSC Latin Assessment: Weekly language assignments equivalent to 1250wd (30%) Weekly quizzes equivalent to 1250wd (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides the essential linguistic foundation to the study of the literature, culture, history and long legacy of the Latin-speaking world ruled by Rome. No previous knowledge of any foreign language is assumed and all grammatical concepts encountered will be explained. The unit introduces the basics of Latin through the study of grammar and, using a wide variety of short and longer readings from a range of Roman authors, provides an introduction to Latin literature.
LATN7202 Latin for Postgraduates II

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Session: Semester 2 Classes: 3x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week Prerequisites: LATN7201 Prohibitions: LATN1601 or LATN2621 or LATN1002 or LATN2302 or LATN2312 Assessment: Weekly language assignments equivalent to 1250wd (30%) Weekly quizzes equivalent to 1250wd (30%), 1x2hr exam (40%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in LATN7201, enabling students to read more complex Latin texts. It concentrates particularly on reading skills and the syntax of the sentence, while also introducing further grammatical concepts and constructions. Grammatical knowledge is reinforced by translation from and into Latin, while reading skills are further consolidated through the study of a wide variety of longer extracts from Latin prose and verse texts.
SRSU5101 Language-Based Cultural Research

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x2500wd final essay (40%), 1x500wd classwork (10%), 2x500wd methodological exercise (30%), 2x1000wd presentations (20%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This seminar provides an overview of qualitative research methods for postgraduate students in the beginning stages of their research projects in languages and cultures. The unit will cover qualitative methods basics, including research question design, case selections, strategies for methods such as observation, interview, surveys, and focus groups. It will also introduce related writing strategies and structures as well as ethical dimensions. Throughout, the intercultural and cross-cultural aspects of students' projects will be critically engaged.