A single-semester paper representing half of THEA 480 (normally taken by approved students in the second semester and again in the first semester of the following year).
THEA 481 offers students the exciting challenge of developing a research essay or essays on a topic of their choosing.
|Paper title||Research Project|
|Points||20 points 20 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$548.70|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,175.13|
- 72 300-level THEA points
- Limited to
- BA(Hons), PGDipArts
- Prospective students should contact the Head of Theatre Studies and are required to
submit a one-page proposal and bibliography for a research topic.
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.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' website
- 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 481 is a self-directed research project carried out under staff supervision.
Further details are contained in the Theatre Studies Fourth-Year Handbook.
- 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,
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- 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