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A dissertation on an approved and individually-supervised research topic in French; of up to 15,000 words if written in French, 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 French at the University of Otago is a dissertation on a topic relating to French or francophone culture.
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester
Second Semester (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,464.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$14,402.50|
- Limited to
- BA(Hons), PGDipArts
- More information link
- View more information about FREN 490
- Teaching staff
- Co-ordinator: Dr Barbara Stone
- Paper Structure
A dissertation prepared under supervision on a topic relating to French or francophone culture.
If written in French, 15,000 words; if written in English, 20,000 words. To be submitted on the last day of Week 13.
- To be advised.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of FREN 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 French
- 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