Supervised individual research on an approved topic.
|Paper title||Research Project|
|Points||60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,935.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$13,056.00|
- MINX 590
- Limited to
- MChap, MMin, PGDipMin
- With approval from the Head of Department, MINS 590 may also be taken on a part-time and/or part-year basis.
- A 200-level paper in Research Methods (PAST 212 or SOCI 201) is a prerequisite for admission to the Research Project (though this paper is not part of the Master of Ministry degree as such).
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Theology and Religion's websites: www.otago.ac.nz/theology or www.otago.ac.nz/religion
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator: Professor Murray Rae
- Paper Structure
- The Research Project for the Master of Ministry degree is to be based on independent research concerning an aspect of the practice of ministry. The word limit is 20,000 words (excluding appendices, footnotes and bibliography).
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will gain
- Mastery of complex subject matter
- The ability to identify and evaluate critically the findings and discussions in scholarly literature and other forms of information
- The ability to design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
- The ability to carry out such research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
- The ability to analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
- The ability to undertake rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving