Research Thesis/Creative Practice B (Full Time)
30 cp Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and approval of the National Head of School to undertake Honours by creative project. Teaching Organisation: Twelve weeks or equivalent.
This Honours unit involves the preparation of an original creative research project and exegesis/dissertation in a self-initiated area of specialisation. The student will pursue the intention of the original proposal, refining and developing concepts, processes, and techniques. At the conclusion of the unit students will submit their project for exhibition and assessment, as well as a scholarly well-written, well-organised exegesis/dissertation of 7,500 words for examination. The National Head of School will appoint the supervisor, and the selection of a topic or general area of research should be discussed with appropriate staff well before the commencement of the academic year.
This unit is one of a sequence of units which together fulfil Australian tertiary sector Honours requirements to produce a substantial independent research/thesis project that demonstrates advanced disciplinary knowledge. The unit learning outcomes all relate to the course learning outcomes' emphasis on transmitting advanced knowledge in the form of an independent research project as creative project with exegesis/dissertation.
Admission to this unit requires the approval of the National Head of School and is only available for students with majors in: Visual Arts, Drama, Music, Media or Literature (creative writing).