Advanced methods and techniques in field- and laboratory-based geoscience research, including research planning, scientific writing and presentation of findings.
Students must have taken GEOL 402 to enrol in this paper. Full-year students starting in the first semester should take the 20-point paper GEOL 401.
|Paper title||Advanced Research Methods in Geoscience 2|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$666.57|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,895.09|
- Pre or Corequisite
- GEOL 402
- GEOL 401
- Understanding of all aspects of basic geology and some areas to a more advanced level
- Equivalent training to having completed third-year geology at Otago
Most students taking this paper will be completing a research project at 400-level with an academic supervisor in the Geology Department.
- Teaching staff
Coordinator: Dr Steven Smith
All Geology staff may contribute to this paper.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
View the 400-level handbook (latest handbook indicative of content next time the paper is taught)
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Students will develop high-level research skills by planning and leading a geological field trip, presenting research findings, and producing a portfolio of seminar notes.