GERM 4006B - Honours German Studies Thesis Two Year Final

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2016

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Because it gives students the opportunity to follow their interests and develop their research skills, the thesis is the key to a successful Honours year and prepares students for further research in German language and culture should they wish to continue to the higher degrees, ie the MA or the PhD. The thesis provides students with the opportunity to explore an area of German language or culture which particularly interests them. Students are required to devise and produce a thesis, to explore available resources on and relevant theoretical approaches to their chosen topic, to engage critically with primary and secondary material and to complete their project within a specified time frame. The thesis component of the Honours program is designed to prepare students for further research in German language and culture should they wish to continue to do higher degrees.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code GERM 4006B
    Course Honours German Studies Thesis Two Year Final
    Coordinating Unit German Studies
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 12
    Contact 1 hour per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites Completed degree (72 units) including 24 units German Studies major or completed Diploma of Languages
    Restrictions Available only to students admitted to relevant Honours program
    Course Description Because it gives students the opportunity to follow their interests and develop their research skills, the thesis is the key to a successful Honours year and prepares students for further research in German language and culture should they wish to continue to the higher degrees, ie the MA or the PhD. The thesis provides students with the opportunity to explore an area of German language or culture which particularly interests them. Students are required to devise and produce a thesis, to explore available resources on and relevant theoretical approaches to their chosen topic, to engage critically with primary and secondary material and to complete their project within a specified time frame. The thesis component of the Honours program is designed to prepare students for further research in German language and culture should they wish to continue to do higher degrees.
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    Course Coordinator: Dr Stefan Hajduk

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    M11 (Honours Mark Scheme)
    GradeGrade reflects following criteria for allocation of gradeReported on Official Transcript
    Fail A mark between 1-49 F
    Third Class A mark between 50-59 3
    Second Class Div B A mark between 60-69 2B
    Second Class Div A A mark between 70-79 2A
    First Class A mark between 80-100 1
    Result Pending An interim result RP
    Continuing Continuing CN

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