• Offered by ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Boyd Hunter
    • Dr Pettikirige Perera
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2018
    First Semester 2018
    Autumn Session 2018
    Winter Session 2018
    Second Semester 2018
    Spring Session 2018
    See Future Offerings

The Advanced Studies courses are taken under the direction of the supervisor, but may involve teaching and learning from a wide variety of sources, including other ANU Colleges/Schools/Centres. In each case, the experience of the student will be oriented towards the development of a research career. Advanced Studies courses can be counted towards a major, with the permission of the discipline concerned and of the PhB Convenor.

There are three main ways in which Advanced Studies courses may be negotiated, but in each instance the assessment will focus exclusively on a major project:

Under the guidance of the supervisor, the student may arrange for a Reading Course in which to pursue a particular topic in more detail. The Reading Course may be run by the supervisor, or by another member of academic staff working in an area of particular relevance to the student's interests. If the course is run by someone other than the supervisor, that person is known as the 'course convenor'.

Alternatively, the student may want to focus on a project. Once again the student would negotiate an appropriate program under the guidance of the supervisor and, once again, such a program may be run by someone other than the supervisor: the course convenor. Learning activities may include attending the teaching events for a course already offered. Such a decision would take into account the student's interests and academic direction. The supervisor, course convenor and student would together decide on an appropriate theme that would be the focus of the student's work throughout the semester  and this theme would result in a major project.

Undertaking an internship. Again, this would be negotiated under the guidance of the supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. formulate a coherent program of study in consultation with an academic
  2. identify a series of questions and problems in a particular field of study and devise a plan for dealing with them
  3. analyse the major contributions to a particular field of study
  4. evaluate the significant debates, problems and controversies in a particular field of study
  5. locate and interpret a body of sources relevant to the field of study

Indicative Assessment

  1. Learning Plan (Questions and problems/reading list/assessment plan) due by the end of week 3 – 1000 words (excluding reading list) – 10% - (LOs 1 and 2)
  2. Assessment exercises negotiated between student and supervisor/course convenor and approved by the PhB Convenor – total 4000 words - 90% - (LOs 2, 3, 4, and 5)

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 36 hours of seminars and tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (APHAR) or Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (APNAR). Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Minors

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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Topic 1
1457 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
1508 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
1509 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
1510 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
1511 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
1512 01 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2018 31 Mar 2018 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Topic 1
2192 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
3125 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
3126 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
3127 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
3426 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
3427 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Topic 1
5419 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
5469 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
5470 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
5471 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
5472 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
5473 01 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 20 Apr 2018 30 Jun 2018 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Topic 1
6436 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
6495 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
6496 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
6497 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
6498 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
6499 01 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 20 Jul 2018 30 Sep 2018 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
Topic 1
7167 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
8080 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
8081 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
8082 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
8413 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
8414 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Topic 1
9417 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 2
9456 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 3
9457 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 4
9458 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 5
9459 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A
Topic 6
9460 01 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2018 31 Dec 2018 In Person N/A

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