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PSYC480 Dissertation

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

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code PSYC480
Subject Psychology
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,309.34
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BA(Hons), BSc(Hons), PGDipArts, PGDipSci

Dr Damian Scarf

Teaching staff

Dr Damian Scarf (in conjunction with Project Supervisor)


Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of a research area
  • Understand psychological methods and analysis
  • Communicate results through oral and written communication

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system