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GEOG491 Dissertation

A single-semester paper representing half of GEOG 490 (normally taken by approved students in the second semester and again in the first semester of the following year).

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code GEOG491
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.2500
Points 60 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,885.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,725.00

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Limited to
BA(Hons), BAppSc, BSc(Hons), PGDipArts, PGDipSci
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students initiate an independently driven research project. Research is undertaken with a specific sub-discipline of geography/environmental management, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who complete this paper will have learned the skills they need to complete the second research-focused year of the programme.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Teaching Arrangements
Postgraduate seminars run by the Department of Geography, and relevant to the research process, are designed with GEOG 491 students in mind. Your attendance at these seminars is compulsory.
Teaching staff
Each student will be supervised by the member of staff most relevant to the proposed area of research.
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

A single-semester paper representing half of GEOG 490 (normally taken by approved students in the second semester and again in the first semester of the following year).

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code GEOG491
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.2500
Points 60 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,922.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,034.00

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Limited to
BA(Hons), BAppSc, BSc(Hons), PGDipArts, PGDipSci
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Dr Ralf Ohlemuller

Each student will be supervised by the member of staff most relevant to the proposed area of research.
Teaching Arrangements
Postgraduate seminars run by the Department of Geography, and relevant to the research process, are designed with GEOG 491 students in mind. Your attendance at these seminars is compulsory.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students initiate an independently driven research project. Research is undertaken with a specific sub-discipline of geography/environmental management, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who complete this paper will have learned the skills they need to complete the second research-focused year of the programme.

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Timetable

First Semester

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