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ANAT490 Dissertation

A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.

This paper constitutes the honours thesis and comprises half of the workload at 400-level. The student will undertake a research project in an area of interest to them under the guidance of a selected supervisor. The submitted ANAT 490 thesis will present both the research project and a supporting literature review.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code ANAT490
Subject Anatomy
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,772.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $17,524.00

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Limited to
BA(Hons), BSc(Hons), PGDipArts, PGDipSci
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Anatomy Office
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Tel 479 7362
Teaching staff
Each student has a different member of the Department's academic staff act as their supervisor. There are no set teaching staff.
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
To successfully undertake a research project and thus demonstrate the ability to master the required methodological procedures, to analyse experimental data and to interpret those findings in the context of the relevant literature. This paper provides the opportunity to develop independent learning, self-motivation and high level communication skills.

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Full Year

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This paper is taught On Campus
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