CHIN 7001 - Transcultural Comm/Translation Thesis - Extended

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2019

The research thesis is a compulsory component of the Masters of Translation and Transcultural Communication program, and should be undertaken in the final semester of study. This 12-unit version of the thesis is for those students who wish to proceed to a PhD in the Faculty. In the first instance, students should consult the program convenor for possible topics of research. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the Centre for Asian Studies, students are encouraged to explore the broad range of academic field expertise the Centre and the Faculty has to offer, namely Applied Linguistics, Literature, Translation, as well as Cultural Studies, Transcultural Communication, History, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology. This 12-unit thesis should be 14,000-16,000 words in length (including footnotes but excluding the bibliography).

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code CHIN 7001
    Course Transcultural Comm/Translation Thesis - Extended
    Coordinating Unit Centre for Asian Studies
    Term Semester 1
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 12
    Contact 2 hours supervision per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Prerequisites Completion of 36 units (Credit average) of core courses and electives
    Incompatible CHIN 5007, CHIN 5006, CHIN 7002
    Assumed Knowledge As per Prerequisites
    Restrictions Available to M.A.(Int,Trans & Transc Comm) students only
    Course Description The research thesis is a compulsory component of the Masters of Translation and Transcultural Communication program, and should be undertaken in the final semester of study. This 12-unit version of the thesis is for those students who wish to proceed to a PhD in the Faculty. In the first instance, students should consult the program convenor for possible topics of research. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the Centre for Asian Studies, students are encouraged to explore the broad range of academic field expertise the Centre and the Faculty has to offer, namely Applied Linguistics, Literature, Translation, as well as Cultural Studies, Transcultural Communication, History, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology. This 12-unit thesis should be 14,000-16,000 words in length (including footnotes but excluding the bibliography).
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Gerry Groot

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    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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