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LNGS4111: Linguistics Honours Thesis 1

This unit will support the development of students' research theses. The unit will include an orientation to their honours year, thesis development workshops, regular student-supervisor consultations and preliminary thesis writing.

Code LNGS4111
Academic unit Linguistics
Credit points 12
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. design a research project appropriate to the scope of a Linguistics Honours thesis
  • LO2. apply for ethics approval for the project, if required
  • LO3. clearly state the research problem to be addressed, the aims of the thesis and the significance of their research
  • LO4. work independently to build a bibliography and to collect and define a set of evidence to be analysed in the thesis
  • LO5. demonstrate advanced understanding of theories and methodologies used in Linguistics, appropriate to their research project
  • LO6. exhibit an advanced ability to present a clear argument, based on independent research in the subject area and a sound grasp of the approaches appropriate to work in Linguistics
  • LO7. respond appropriately to feedback given by their research supervisor(s)

Unit outlines

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