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GERM490 Dissertation

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Details

A dissertation on an approved and individually-supervised research topic in German; of up to 15,000 words if written in German, or 20,000 words if written in English.

Would you welcome the opportunity to shape and then create, with the guidance of a supervisor, a substantial piece of academic writing on a topic of your own choosing? A key element of an Honours degree in German at the University of Otago is a dissertation on a topic relating to German or German culture.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code GERM490
Subject German
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,229.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,800.00

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Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Antonie Alm
Paper Structure
A dissertation prepared under supervision on a topic relating to German or German culture.
To be submitted on the last day of Week 13.
Textbooks
To be advised.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of GERM 490, a student will have:
  • Acquired and deployed the research and writing skills necessary to define the terms of and write a dissertation
  • Improved information literacy and familiarity with academic resources in both English and German
  • Become very familiar with, if not an expert in, a particular subject area and its broader context
  • Developed a critical appreciation of secondary material in the field
  • Engaged in scholarship and gained an idea of what further postgraduate study might entail

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Timetable

First Semester

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

A dissertation on an approved and individually-supervised research topic in German; of up to 15,000 words if written in German, or 20,000 words if written in English.

Would you welcome the opportunity to shape and then create, with the guidance of a supervisor, a substantial piece of academic writing on a topic of your own choosing? A key element of an Honours degree in German at the University of Otago is a dissertation on a topic relating to German or German culture.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code GERM490
Subject German
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 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.

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Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Antonie Alm
Paper Structure
A dissertation prepared under supervision on a topic relating to German or German culture.
To be submitted on the last day of Week 13.
Textbooks
To be advised.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of GERM 490, a student will have:
  • Acquired and deployed the research and writing skills necessary to define the terms of and write a dissertation
  • Improved information literacy and familiarity with academic resources in both English and German
  • Become very familiar with, if not an expert in, a particular subject area and its broader context
  • Developed a critical appreciation of secondary material in the field
  • Engaged in scholarship and gained an idea of what further postgraduate study might entail

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Timetable

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