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GEND590 Research Dissertation

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A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code GEND590
Subject Gender Studies
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (1 March 2021 - 25 February 2022) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 24 June 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,139.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,356.00

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Limited to
MA
Contact
sgsw@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Rebecca Stringer

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students successfully completing the paper will be able to demonstrate an:

  1. Ability to design and develop a coherent and appropriate research question that draws on the theoretical and methodological knowledge of their chosen discipline. (Scholarship, Self-motivation)
  2. Ability to plan, conduct, analyse and report an original research study in their chosen discipline. (Information Literacy, Research, Communication)
  3. Aptitude for considering and evaluating evidence; for engaging in the highest ethical standards of research and scholarship; and for approaching their research with flexibility, adaptability and creativity. (Critical Thinking, Ethics)
  4. Intellectual openness and curiosity and an awareness of the limits of current knowledge in their chosen field as well as the links amongst disciplines. (Interdisciplinary Perspective)
  5. Understanding of how their research relates to society and, where appropriate, use their research to contribute to wider society, whether within or outside New Zealand, and, where appropriate, to the environment and Māori aspirations. (Global Perspective, Lifelong Learning, Cultural Understanding, Environmental Literacy)

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (1 March 2021 - 25 February 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 24 June 2022)

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