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INTS590 Research Dissertation

A research project of not more than 20,000 words.

The Master of International Studies programme is multi-disciplinary in nature and consists of four Master's-level papers (which all participating students have to take) taught by staff from four disciplines, plus a 20,000-word research project, which is started at the beginning of what is an intensive twelve-month course.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code INTS590
Subject International Studies
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (24 February 2017 - 22 February 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,858.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,000.00

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Limited to
MIntSt
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Nicholas Khoo
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
To achieve a broader knowledge in various aspects of politics and international studies

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (24 February 2017 - 22 February 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

A research project of not more than 20,000 words.

This paper focuses on the critical aspects in writing a MasterÔÇÖs level dissertation in the field of international studies. The dissertation is an 18,000 to 20,000-word research project written over an intensive twelve-month period.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code INTS590
Subject International Studies
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MIntSt
Learning Outcomes
After taking this paper, students will acquire an appreciation of the various methodologies, techniques, and processes involved in writing an MA level dissertation on various aspects of international studies.
Contact
politics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Robert Patman
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 15-22, 28-34, 36-41