ISL601 Master Research (Islamic Studies) PT (64)

Candidates enrolled in the Master of Arts (Islamic Studies Research) are required to prepare a thesis proposal, conduct approved research under supervision, and present the results of their research for examination in an academically conventional form approved by the Faculty and the Research Advisory Committee. The thesis should not exceed 50,000 words in length. The topic of the thesis will be worked out in consultation with an approved supervisor. The student will be expected to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the field chosen and a capacity for both critical analysis of and constructive contribution to that debate.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
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Session 2 (60)
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Session 3 (90)
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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ISL601. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

SY/US

Duration

Four sessions

School

Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Enrolment Restrictions

Master of Arts (Islamic Studies Research)

Assumed Knowledge

Master of Islamic Studies

Incompatible Subjects

ISL602

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the scholarly debate relevant to the field chosen;
  • be able to conduct an extended literature review;
  • be able to demonstrate a capacity to assemble and argue research at an advanced level;
  • be able to demonstrate a capacity for both critical analysis of and constructive contribution to debate in the field chosen; and
  • be able to demonstrate advanced competence in methods of theological research.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • This is a research subject. The syllabus will be individually determined between the supervisory team and the student.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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