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CHIN 7014A - MA(ITTC) Thesis - Advanced Part 1

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Restriction: Available only for students in Master of Arts (ITTC)
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: 24 units of core courses and closed research core or electives
Assumed Knowledge: EDUC 7054, EDUC 7055 or equivalent
Incompatible: CHIN 5007, CHIN 5006, CHIN 7001, CHIN 7002
Assessment: Annotated Bibliography 20%, Research Proposal Presentation 20%, Final Research Proposal 20%, Research Thesis First Draft 40%

This course (CHIN 7014A Pt1 & CHIN 7014B Pt 2) is a 12 unit Research Thesis course which is being taught across two consecutive Semesters and offers a pathway for those students who wish to proceed to a PhD in the Faculty. This Research Thesis is compulsory for the completion of Masters of Arts (Interpreting, Translation and Transcultural Communication) program, and should be undertaken in the final year of study. Students should consult the thesis course coordinator in the first instance for possible topics of research. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the Department of Asian Studies, students are encouraged to explore the broad range of academic field expertise the Department and the Faculty has to offer, namely Applied Linguistics, Literature, Translation, as well as Cultural Studies, Transcultural Communication, History, Politics and International Studies, and Sociology. In CHIN 7014A Part 1, student will be engaged in 6 units work (50% of final grade of the 12-unit Research Thesis component) in:- a) Annotated Bibliography; b) a formal Research Proposal presentation; c) final Research Proposal and d) first draft of thesis. In the second and final half of the course (CHIN 7014B Part 2), 6 unit points (50% of total grade) are allocated to the thesis with 14,000 – 16,000 English words in length (including footnotes but excluding the bibliography).

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 28/10/2022 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29707 SE02 30 30 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29708 SE01 30 30 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm The Braggs, 427, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm The Braggs, 427, Teaching Room