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BTNY495 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.

In this paper students gain valuable experience in planning and designing their master's research project.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code BTNY495
Subject Botany
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 15 June 2022) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (29 November 2021 - 4 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,166.68
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,696.40
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47

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Limited to
MSc
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
botany@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Academic staff (varies) and guest lecturers

Paper Structure
  • Attendance at Botany seminars
  • Literature review
  • Oral presentation
  • Project proposal
Teaching Arrangements
Tutorials, seminars and self-directed learning
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will gain an appreciation of research methods and practice and a broad appreciation of current topics in botanical research.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 15 June 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (29 November 2021 - 4 November 2022)

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

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.

In this paper students gain valuable experience in planning and designing their master's research project.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code BTNY495
Subject Botany
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 15 June 2022) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (29 November 2021 - 4 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,166.68
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,696.40
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,931.47

^ Top of page

Limited to
MSc
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
botany@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Academic staff (varies) and guest lecturers

Paper Structure
  • Attendance at Botany seminars
  • Literature review
  • Oral presentation
  • Project proposal
Teaching Arrangements
Tutorials, seminars and self-directed learning
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will gain an appreciation of research methods and practice and a broad appreciation of current topics in botanical research.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 15 June 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (29 November 2021 - 4 November 2022)

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

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.

In this paper students gain valuable experience in planning and designing their master's research project.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code BTNY495
Subject Botany
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 14 June 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (28 November 2022 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,742.39
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,220.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,124.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,170.12
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,124.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,170.12

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Limited to
MSc
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
botany@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Academic staff (varies) and guest lecturers

Paper Structure
  • Attendance at Botany seminars
  • Literature review
  • Oral presentation
  • Project proposal
Teaching Arrangements

Tutorials, seminars and self-directed learning.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will gain an appreciation of research methods and practice and a broad appreciation of current topics in botanical research.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

1st Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 14 June 2023)

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

2nd Non standard period (28 November 2022 - 3 November 2023)

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

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.

In this paper students gain valuable experience in planning and designing their master's research project.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code BTNY495
Subject Botany
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 14 June 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (28 November 2022 - 3 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,742.39
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,220.68
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,124.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,170.12
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,124.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $12,170.12

^ Top of page

Limited to
MSc
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
botany@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Academic staff (varies) and guest lecturers

Paper Structure
  • Attendance at Botany seminars
  • Literature review
  • Oral presentation
  • Project proposal
Teaching Arrangements

Tutorials, seminars and self-directed learning.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will gain an appreciation of research methods and practice and a broad appreciation of current topics in botanical research.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

1st Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 14 June 2023)

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

2nd Non standard period (28 November 2022 - 3 November 2023)

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