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APGE495 Master's Thesis Preparation

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Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master's degree by papers and thesis.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code APGE495
Subject Applied Geology
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,220.68
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Teaching staff
All academic staff involved.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
Students initiate an independently driven research project during the first year of a two-year Master of Science degree. Research is undertaken within a specific sub-discipline of geology, supervised and advised by one or more academic staff members. Students who complete this course will have learned the skills that they need to complete the second research-focused year of the programme.

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system