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GENE495 Master's Thesis Preparation

Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.

GENE 495 is a paper on preparation for carrying out a research project in which students use their own research topic to fulfil the requirements for assessment. The objective of this paper is to allow students to carry out preliminary work for their research project and to provide students with training in preparing and communicating research proposals and in reviewing the literature in their own field.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code GENE495
Subject Genetics
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,951.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,232.21

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Limited to
MSc
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
stephanie.hughes@otago.ac.nz
meganj.wilson@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Students carry out GENE 495 under supervision of any member of the Genetics research and teaching staff.
Paper Structure
Students are based in a research laboratory.They are required to prepare a review of the relevant scientific literature, to prepare a research proposal and to carry out and report on preliminary research for their project.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The objective of this paper is to allow students to carry out preliminary work for their research project and to provide students with training in preparing and communicating research proposals and in reviewing the literature in their own field.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.

GENE 495 is a paper on preparation for carrying out a research project in which students use their own research topic to fulfil the requirements for assessment. The objective of this paper is to allow students to carry out preliminary work for their research project and to provide students with training in preparing and communicating research proposals and in reviewing the literature in their own field.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code GENE495
Subject Genetics
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 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
MSc
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
stephanie.hughes@otago.ac.nz
meganj.wilson@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Students carry out GENE 495 under supervision of any member of the Genetics research and teaching staff.
Paper Structure
Students are based in a research laboratory.They are required to prepare a review of the relevant scientific literature, to prepare a research proposal and to carry out and report on preliminary research for their project.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The objective of this paper is to allow students to carry out preliminary work for their research project and to provide students with training in preparing and communicating research proposals and in reviewing the literature in their own field.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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