school of humanities honours proposal form

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SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
HONOURS PROPOSAL FORM
NAME:
STUDENT NO.:
UNE EMAIL ADDRESS:
ADDRESS:
DAYTIME CONTACT:
DATE:
PROPOSED TOPIC TITLE:
Name of proposed supervisor with whom you have discussed your research topic (NB: It is the
student’s responsibility to approach a member of the School of Humanities academic staff about
supervision of their project and to do this BEFORE submitting this form otherwise it will NOT be
processed:
Please also attach your typed research proposal (approximately 1000-1200 words of a written
cogent narrative of the topic) to this application (see below Requirements for details requested).
Requirements:
Students are required to submit a 1000-1200 word research proposal (not later than 30 November of
the year prior to enrolment) containing the following:
A written, cogent, narrative proposal of the topic, which must include:
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a thesis statement, and/or a problem to be solved, and/or a question to be answered, and/or a
line of argument to be explored;
the main thrust of the research, its central issues or questions, and any relevant secondary
concerns;
why the research project is important, how it fits with existing scholarship, and how your work
will contribute to knowledge in that field; and
a preliminary bibliography which enumerates the sources (both primary and secondary) upon
which the research will be predicated. What are the sources and in what ways are they relevant
to the proposed research topic?
Supervision Acceptance:
The School’s consideration of your application is based upon a variety of factors including but not
limited to the following:
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Your academic record;
The availability of appropriate expertise in the proposed topic;
The viability of your suggested topic.
It is important to gain the supervisor’s agreement that the research project is
ready for assessment.
Please return this form to:
Gina Butler
Senior Administrative Assistant
School of Humanities
University of New England
ARMIDALE NSW 2351
Tel: 02 6773 2555
Email: [email protected]
For official use only:
Full academic record attached
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Satisfies requirements for Honours entry
Supervisor Approval:
Research Committee Approval:
Date confirmed:
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