• Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Humanities
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, English, History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Paul Pickering
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
    Second Semester 2015
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This course will enable students in the Liberal Arts program to undertake intensive study in a particular theme in the field of Writing, World Histories and Lives through a combination of seminars, workshops and prescribed readings.  

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Course aims:

Specific course aims will be formulated prior to the commencement of each teaching period in consultation between the lecturer and program convener to ensure that they are most suited to the particular theme of enquiry that is presented within the course. The specified course aims will be consistent with and contribute to the Liberal Arts program aims, so it may be said that on having successfully completed an intensive study of a particular theme in humanities-based research, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

1. Synthesise and articulate key concepts in the various disciplines that contribute to the field of Writing, World Histories and Lives, and demonstrate effective interdisciplinary thinking. 

2. Apply methodological, conceptual and analytic tools to advanced level research into Liberal Arts research themes.

3. Utilise a range of practices and techniques required for professional contexts, including effective written or verbal communication appropriate to audience and context. 

4. Model best practice and have a commitment to ethical, reflective practice in the Liberal Arts.

Learning outcomes:

As with course aims, specific skills objectives will be formulated prior to the commencement of each teaching period in consultation between the lecturer and program convener to ensure that they are most suited to the particular theme of enquiry that is presented within the course. They will be consistent with and contribute to the student skills objectives of the Liberal Arts program and will aims to develop:

1.     skills in written and verbal expression for a variety of relevant academic and / or professional purposes.

2.     skills in interdisciplinary thinking and the ability to apply theoretical ideas to case studies developed from personal observation.

3.     skills required for humanities research. This includes data-collection, analysis, and verbal and written presentation at the standard of a postgraduate degree.

4.     an understanding and a basic set of the skills, standards and protocols required for working in areas pertaining to the Writing, World Histories and Lives sub-plan. 

Indicative Assessment

5000 words of written assessment or project-based work to be specified at the commencement of each teaching period.

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Preliminary Reading

To be specified prior to the commencement of each teaching period.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3379 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3403 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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