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EDUC591 Research Project

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A supervised research dissertation of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic.

Students will identify a topic, be assigned a supervisor, and work with them to design, conduct, analyse, and write up a research project.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code EDUC591
Subject Education
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 8 February 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,729.39
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,321.07

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Pre or Corequisite
EDUC 411
Limited to
MEdLn
Notes
The duration of this paper is 12 months (50 weeks).
Contact

postgrad.education@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

To be confirmed

Textbooks

Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and to source their own relevant readings.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a high standard in conceptual thought and analysis.
  2. Engage with current and relevant literature in the field.
  3. Apply an appropriate methodology to obtain useful data.
  4. Demonstrate postgraduate-level writing, particularly in the analysis of collected data and the conclusions from such analysis.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 8 February 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

A supervised research dissertation of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic.

Students will identify a topic, be assigned a supervisor, and work with them to design, conduct, analyse, and write up a research project.

Paper title Research Project
Paper code EDUC591
Subject Education
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (1 March 2021 - 7 February 2022)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Pre or Corequisite
EDUC 411
Limited to
MEdLn
Notes
The duration of this paper is 12 months (50 weeks).
Contact

postgrad.education@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator:  Associate Professor Hugh Morrison

Textbooks

Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and to source their own relevant readings.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a high standard in conceptual thought and analysis.
  2. Engage with current and relevant literature in the field.
  3. Apply an appropriate methodology to obtain useful data.
  4. Demonstrate postgraduate-level writing, particularly in the analysis of collected data and the conclusions from such analysis.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (1 March 2021 - 7 February 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard