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MINS590 Research Project

Supervised individual research on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code MINS590
Subject Ministry
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,858.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,800.00

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Restriction
MINX 590
Limited to
MChap, MMin, PGDipMin
Notes
With approval from the Head of Department, MINS 590 may also be taken on a part-time and/or part-year basis.
Eligibility
A 200-level paper in Research Methods (PAST 212 or SOCI 201) is a prerequisite for admission to the Research Project (though this paper is not part of the Master of Ministry degree as such).
Contact
Professor Paul Trebilco: paul.trebilco@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Paul Treblico
Paper Structure
The Research Project for the Master of Ministry degree is to be based on independent research concerning an aspect of the practice of ministry. The word limit is 20,000 words (excluding appendices, footnotes and bibliography).
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain
  • Mastery of complex subject matter
  • The ability to identify and evaluate critically the findings and discussions in scholarly literature and other forms of information
  • The ability to design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
  • The ability to carry out such research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
  • The ability to analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
  • The ability to undertake rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Full Year

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

Supervised individual research on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code MINS590
Subject Ministry
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, 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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Restriction
MINX 590
Limited to
MChap, MMin, PGDipMin
Notes
With approval from the Head of Department, MINS 590 may also be taken on a part-time and/or part-year basis.
Eligibility
A 200-level paper in Research Methods (PAST 212 or SOCI 201) is a prerequisite for admission to the Research Project (though this paper is not part of the Master of Ministry degree as such).
Contact
murray.rae@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Professor Murray Rae
Paper Structure
The Research Project for the Master of Ministry degree is to be based on independent research concerning an aspect of the practice of ministry. The word limit is 20,000 words (excluding appendices, footnotes and bibliography).
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will gain
  • Mastery of complex subject matter
  • The ability to identify and evaluate critically the findings and discussions in scholarly literature and other forms of information
  • The ability to design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
  • The ability to carry out such research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
  • The ability to analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
  • The ability to undertake rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
None

Full Year

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