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MARI490 Dissertation

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

This paper is for students enrolled in the BSc(Hons) in Marine Science. 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 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,831.50
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
BSc(Hons)
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 20 to 25 hours of work per week.
Eligibility

This paper is for students enrolled in the Honours degree in Marine Science. 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.

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.

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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 10:00-12:50 14, 36
Monday 11:00-11:50 9, 29, 32, 37, 42, 46
Monday 11:00-12:50 10-13, 19-22, 41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 39

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

This paper is for students enrolled in the BSc(Hons) 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 0.5000
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,964.50
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Limited to
BSc(Hons)
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 20 to 25 hours of work per week.
Eligibility

This paper is for students enrolled in the Honours degree in Marine Science. 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.

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 22, 34, 40
Monday 11:00-11:50 29, 37, 39, 42
Monday 11:00-12:50 9-14, 19-21