Courses for postgraduates

All Fine Arts MPhil and 4 year PhD students will have to take 4 courses in total.

One course, associated with thesis writing, must be selected from the following: GRSC6020 Introduction to Thesis Writing  (The Humanities & Related Disciplines); HIST6011 Introduction to History Thesis Writing; SMLC7004 Thesis Writing (The Humanities and Area Studies); or HUMA7001 Introduction to Thesis Writing (Critical Humanities).

The second course is GRSC6030 Research Ethics for Graduate Students (Faculties of Arts and Architecture).

The third course on transferable skills must be selected from the following: GRSC6008 Transferable Skills (The Humanities and Area Studies); or SMLC7005 Transferable Skills (The Humanities and Area Studies).

The fourth course, which is about research methods, must be selected from the following: GRSC6034 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines); GRSC6036 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (The Humanities & Related Disciplines); or FINE6002 Research Methods in Art History.

FINE6002 is not a separately taught course per se. It comprises a series of assessed tasks, such as a seminar presentation, bibliography, or research plan, which the candidate completes in the course of their study, but which additionally serve to demonstrate competence in core research skills. FINE6002 is taught and assessed in the context of the candidates regular meetings with his or her supervisor(s).