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SOCA6440

Supervised Reading 1

10 Units

Allows students to undertake a supervised program of reading on a topic not currently offered by the School of Social Sciences, but which is an area of expertise of a staff member in the School. The reading to be covered and the associated program of study is established by way of negotiation between the student and the responsible member of academic staff. Enrolment is dependent upon the permission of the Head of School, and the availability of staff and resources.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Develop a critical understanding of an agreed area of debate within social science.
  2. Criticise in an informed manner the relevant material in a broad range of social science texts.
Content

Course content will be determined by way of consultation between a student and the course coordinator.

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable.
Transition Not applicable.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Undergraduate degree with social science major or major in related area.
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Seminar
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Mid-semester progress report - 1,000 words, due Week Seven, 40%.
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Criticial literature review - 4,000 words, due Week 14, 60%.
Contact Hours
  • Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Individual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials
  • No Text
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for SOCA6440

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