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THEA480 Research Project

Supervised study of an approved research topic in theatre studies, involving the writing of one or more long essays.

THEA 480 offers students the exciting challenge of developing a research essay or essays on a topic of their choosing.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code THEA480
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points
Restriction
THEA 481
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Notes
Admission by application to the programme co-ordinator by 1 February 2017.
Eligibility
This paper may be taken as a single-semester or full-year paper. Prospective students should contact the Head of Theatre Studies and are required to submit a one-page proposal and bibliography for a research topic by 1 Februar 2017.

All projects must be approved by the Head of Theatre Studies and the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
theatre.studies@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Prospective candidates should contact Hilary Halba (Head of Programme) or Associate Professor Lisa Warrington (Postgraduate Liaison for Theatre Studies). Each candidate will be allocated one or, in some instances, two supervisors.
Paper Structure
Students are assessed on the basis of critical writing.
Teaching Arrangements
THEA 480 is a self-directed research project carried out under staff supervision.

Further details are contained in the Theatre Studies Fourth-Year Handbook.
Textbooks
Please contact the Theatre Studies office.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Acquire high-level critical reading, writing and research skills
  • Develop independence and self-management at a high level

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Timetable

Full Year

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

First Semester

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

Second Semester

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

Supervised study of an approved research topic in theatre studies, involving the writing of one or more long essays.

THEA 480 offers students the exciting challenge of developing a research essay or essays on a topic of their choosing.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code THEA480
Subject Theatre Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, First Semester, Second Semester
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.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
72 300-level THEA points
Restriction
THEA 481
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Notes
Admission by application to the programme co-ordinator by 1 February 2018.
Eligibility
This paper may be taken as a single-semester or full-year paper. Prospective students should contact the Head of Theatre Studies and are required to submit a one-page proposal and bibliography for a research topic by 1 February 2018.

All projects must be approved by the Head of Theatre Studies and the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
mtpa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Prospective candidates should contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' office. Each candidate will be allocated one or, in some instances, two supervisors.
Paper Structure
Students are assessed on the basis of critical writing.
Teaching Arrangements
THEA 480 is a self-directed research project carried out under staff supervision.
Further details are contained in the Theatre Studies Fourth-Year Handbook.
Textbooks
Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Acquire high-level critical reading, writing and research skills
  • Develop independence and self-management at a high level

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Timetable

Full Year

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

First Semester

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

Second Semester

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