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HUNT495 Master's Thesis Preparation

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Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code HUNT495
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, 1st Non standard period (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,809.62
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,583.84

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Limited to
MSc
Eligibility
Normally taken by students in the papers-year for a master's degree by papers and thesis.
Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Associate Professor Rachel Brown

Paper Structure
Students complete preliminary reading on the research topic, the outline of a literature review, development of the research protocol and ethics application (if relevant).
Teaching Arrangements
Regular meetings set in consultation with a supervisor.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, scholarship, communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper students will have further developed their ability to communicate technical information and to critically appraise scientific literature in the field of human nutrition.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

1st Non standard period (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2020)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.

Paper title Master's Thesis Preparation
Paper code HUNT495
Subject Human Nutrition
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, 1st Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 26 June 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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Limited to
MSc
Eligibility

Normally taken by students in the papers-year for a Master's degree by papers and thesis.

Contact
human-nutrition@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Professor Sheila Skeaff

Paper Structure

Students complete preliminary reading on the research topic, the outline of a literature review, development of a research protocol or ethics application, and present a seminar of their proposed research project.

Teaching Arrangements
Regular meetings set in consultation with a supervisor.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, scholarship, communication.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper students will have further developed their ability to communicate technical information and to critically appraise scientific literature in the field of human nutrition.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

1st Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 26 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None