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MARI490 Dissertation

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A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.

This paper is for students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma or Honours degree. It involves a year-long field- or lab-based independent research project, culminating in a major dissertation. You may use this qualification to go on to another research degree (e.g. MSc or PhD). Admission to the programme is contingent on having a supervisor and an approved research project.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code MARI490
Subject Marine Science
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,132.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,583.84

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Limited to
BAppSc(Hons), PGDipSci
Contact
abby.smith@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Fourth-Year Co-ordinator: Professor Abby Smith

Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Gained significant knowledge and experience in undertaking individual research.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-11:50 38
Monday 10:00-12:50 20, 40
Monday 11:00-11:50 19, 21, 28, 30, 33, 36, 41, 45
Monday 11:00-12:50 9-13

A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.

This paper is for students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma or Honours degree. It involves a year-long field- or lab-based independent research project, culminating in a major dissertation. You may use this qualification to go on to another research degree (e.g. MSc or PhD). Admission to the programme is contingent on having a supervisor and an approved research project.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code MARI490
Subject Marine Science
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, 2nd Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 13 November 2021)
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
BAppSc(Hons), PGDipSci
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
abby.smith@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Fourth-Year Co-ordinator: Professor Abby Smith

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Gained significant knowledge and experience in undertaking individual research.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-12:50 19, 34, 39
Monday 11:00-11:50 18, 20, 28, 32, 36, 38, 41, 45
Monday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 16-17

2nd Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 13 November 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard