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PACI490 Dissertation

A dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved research topic.

A supervised research dissertation on an approved topic 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 Dissertation
Paper code PACI490
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,229.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,800.00

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Prerequisite
PACI 301 and 54 300-level ANTH, ARTH, ARTV, CHTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR or MUSI points
Limited to
PGDipArts, BA(Hons)
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
robyn.russell@otago.ac.nz
Phone: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
The Postgraduate Studies Committee approves the dissertation topic and supervisors. Depending on the topic proposed one or two supervisors are appointed, at least one of whom is a member of the School.
Paper Structure
Dissertation
Teaching Arrangements
Supervised
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The 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.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

A dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved research topic.

A supervised research dissertation on an approved topic 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 Dissertation
Paper code PACI490
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 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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Prerequisite
PACI 301 and 54 300-level ANTH, ARTH, ARTV, CHTH, GEOG, HIST, MAOR or MUSI points
Limited to
PGDipArts, BA(Hons)
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
robyn.russell@otago.ac.nz
Tel 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
The Postgraduate Studies Committee approves the dissertation topic and supervisors. Depending on the topic proposed one or two supervisors are appointed, at least one of whom is a member of the School.
Paper Structure
Dissertation.
Teaching Arrangements
Supervised.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The 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.

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Timetable

Full Year

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