A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.
This paper takes the form of an original laboratory-based research project under the supervision of an academic staff member that is conducted over two semesters. A final thesis is written at the end of the year. This paper is an essential component of the Genetics Honours programme, but may also be taken as part of a Postgraduate Diploma in Science with approval from the Director of the Genetics Teaching Programme or their nominee. Completion of a GENE 490 research project is required for direct entry into the PhD degree programme.
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
1st Non standard period (10 July 2023 - 19 June 2024) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,227.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- BAppSc(Hons), BSc(Hons), PGDipSci
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
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- Teaching staff
- Students carry out GENE 490 under supervision of any member of the Genetics research and teaching staff.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Develop laboratory research expertise
- Demonstrate effective analysis and communication of scientific results