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GEOG495 Master's Thesis Preparation

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

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code GEOG495
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,513.08
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,298.97

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Limited to
MA, MSc
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 within a specific sub-discipline of geography/environmental management, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who successfully complete this paper will have learned the skills that they need to complete the second research-focused year of the programme.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Teaching Arrangements
Postgraduate seminars run by the Department of Geography are relevant to the research process and are designed with GEOG 495 students in mind. Your attendance at these seminars is compulsory.
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Each student will be supervised by the member of staff most relevant to the proposed area of research
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

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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. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree in Geography by papers and thesis.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code GEOG495
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,563.41
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,710.93

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Limited to
MA, MSc
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 are relevant to the research process and are designed with GEOG 495 students in mind. Your attendance at these seminars is compulsory.
Textbooks
Textbooks 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 within a specific sub-discipline of geography/environmental management, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who successfully complete this paper will have learned the skills that they need to complete the second research-focused year of the programme.

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Timetable

Full Year

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