A research project of not more than 20,000 words.
This paper focuses on the critical aspects in writing a master's level dissertation in the field of international studies. The dissertation is an 18,000-to-20,000-word research project written over an intensive twelve-month period.
|Paper title||Research Dissertation|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 18 February 2021), 2nd Non standard period (6 July 2020 - 1 July 2021)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,094.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,418.50|
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information about the Master of International Studies
- Teaching staff
- Professor Robert Patman
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
After taking this paper, students will acquire an enhanced awareness of the importance of analytical rigour, different methodologies, techniques, and organisational processes that are involved in writing a Masters’ level dissertation in the field of international studies.