A single-semester paper representing half of MAOR 490 (normally taken by approved students in the second semester and again in the first semester of the following year).
The dissertation should be no more than 20,000 words. These may be written in English or Māori. Note that Māori-language dissertations can be up to one third longer than the 20,000-word limit set for English. The dissertation is expected to comprise both primary and secondary sources and to embody some original research. A dissertation should show some originality of thought, coherence of structure, clarity of argument and excellence of expression (including format).
|Paper title||He Raukura|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,646.75|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,528.00|
- Limited to
- BA(Hons), PGDipArts
- Admission to the PGDipArts and BA (Hons) will be determined by the overall grade achieved in 300 level in one of the major subjects: INDIV, MAOR, PACI.
- More information link
- View more information on the Te Tumu website
- Teaching staff
- The Postgraduate Studies Committee approves the dissertation topic and supervisor(s). Depending on the topic proposed one or two supervisor(s) are appointed, at least one of whom is a member of the School.
- Paper Structure
- Teaching Arrangements
- Text books are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
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- Learning Outcomes
- A dissertation is intended to demonstrate a student's ability to conduct independent research on a topic of their choice under the supervision of an academic staff member in Te Tumu.