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Master of Arts in Social Theory (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)

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  • Objectives
    Students who complete the masters will: * demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of at least one significant tradition in social theory; * acquire knowledge of some major contemporary debates regarding their subject area; * demonstrate a critical engagement with theoretical and substantive literature in their areas of study; * establish a basis for further postgraduate research.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Arts in Social Theory (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis)
  • Course description
        *  Thesis 20,000-22,000 words
        * 2 elective subjects

    Total points per year 100 - subjects are 12.5 points each, unless indicated otherwise.
    Thesis subject

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    136-519  Shorter Thesis - Social Theory
    Candidates will undertake research on a topic approved by the course co-coordinator under supervision of an academic member of staff.     RHD First Half Year, RHD Second Half Year     N/A

    Elective subject

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    136-532  Reading Texts in Social Theory     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    136-533  Theories of Modernity     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     

    136-534  Imagined Societies     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     

    136-546  The Critical Imagination     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     

    Candidates may substitute one of their electives with a subject offered by another department, with the prior approval of the course coordinator. Only Fifth Year subjects can be selected. No student may repeat a unit undertaken as part of an Honours or MA Preliminary course.

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