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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

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.