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GEOL480 Research Project

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A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code GEOL480
Subject Geology
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,951.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,298.97

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Limited to
PGDipSci
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
geology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
All academic staff are involved
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students undertake an independently driven research project, within a specific sub-discipline of geology, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who complete this project will have learned the basic skills that they need to become successful researchers in a wide range of research settings.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.

This research project is a core part of the PGDipSci course. The PGDipSci is a one-year programme that builds on an undergraduate science degree. The diploma encompasses both papers and a research topic, and can be taken full time or part time. It provides entry to the Master of Science (MSc) degree by thesis only.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code GEOL480
Subject Geology
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 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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Limited to
PGDipSci
Paper Structure
Independent research, within a specific sub-discipline of geology, supervised and advised by at least one academic staff member. The precise structure of the project (e.g., the balance of literature review, research skill development, independent data collection, analysis, synthesis, and style of presenting results) is established in conjunction with the project supervisor.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.

A research supervisor within the department is required.
Contact
geology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Various academic staff involved.
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this project will have learned the basic skills that they need to become successful researchers in a wide range of research settings.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard