Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.
This paper constitutes the MSc preparation paper and comprises a third of the workload at 400-level. The student will undertake a research project in an area of interest to them under the guidance of a selected supervisor. The submitted ANAT 495 thesis will present the research project. A supporting literature review will be completed as ANAT 453. It is expected that work conducted in ANAT 495 will be further developed during a subsequent 500-level MSc thesis.
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1st Non standard period (8 July 2024 - 20 June 2025) (On campus)
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who complete the paper will be able to successfully undertake a research project and, thus, demonstrate the ability to master the required methodological procedures, to analyse experimental data and to interpret those findings in the context of the relevant literature. This paper provides the opportunity to develop independent learning, self-motivation and good written communication skills.