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ARCO4202: Archaeology Honours Thesis 2

This unit involves completion and submission of an Honours thesis of 18,000 - 20,000 words in collaboration with a supervisor approved by the Honours Coordinator. At completion, students will be eligible to obtain membership in the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI), a professional organisation for which the full membership requirement is an honours or postgraduate degree in archaeology.

Code ARCO4202
Academic unit Archaeology
Credit points 24
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate initiative and originality in research in Archaeology
  • LO2. present a logical and persuasive argument, opening up new directions for future research on the issues addressed
  • LO3. apply appropriate theories and methodologies used in Archaeology to their research project
  • LO4. carefully analyse and show detailed understanding of the body of evidence under study
  • LO5. demonstrate detailed understanding of and, where appropriate, critically evaluate relevant scholarship
  • LO6. use careful citations and provide an appropriately extensive list of references acknowledging existing research and listing primary materials used
  • LO7. communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely, in appropriate academic style

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.