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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.
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
2nd Non standard period (1 February 2021 - 13 November 2021) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,166.68|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$11,931.47|
- Limited to
- BAppSc(Hons), PGDipSci
- 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.