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A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.
This paper is a desktop option for students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma of Marine Science. If you choose to do a 20-point desktop research review, you may not use this qualification to go on to another research degree. The other option is to undertake original research and enrol in the 40-point equivalent paper: MARI 490. Admission to the programme is contingent on having a supervisor and an approved review project.
|Paper title||Independent Project|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
2nd Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 13 November 2021) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,583.82|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,967.53|
- MARI 481
- Limited to
- Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
- Teaching staff
Fourth-Year Co-ordinator: Professor Abby Smith
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Gained significant knowledge and experience in undertaking individual research.