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MUSI590 Research Dissertation

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A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code MUSI590
Subject Music
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 20 February 2021), 2nd Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,094.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $11,025.00

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Limited to
MA
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Anthony Ritchie
Dr Graeme Downes
Professor Henry Johnson
Dr Ian Chapman
Dr Jennifer Cattermole
Dr John Egenes
Associate Professor Peter Adams

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Students will produce an extended dissertation of 20,000 words at a high standard of presentation
  • Students will be able to undertake research independently
  • Students undertaking the dissertation need not necessarily produce new and original research, but must be able to complete a competent, independent survey of the relevant written material, composed in the student's own words, with appropriate references and bibliography
  • Students should be able to produce a dissertation that is scholarly in tone and well-structured, including an introduction, review of literature, outline of methodology and appropriate use of appendices and bibliography
  • Where relevant, students will be able to undertake ethics approval and conduct interviews, etc, in the appropriate manner

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 20 February 2021)

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

2nd Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021)

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

A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Research Dissertation
Paper code MUSI590
Subject Music
EFTS 0.5
Points 60 points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (26 February 2021 - 25 February 2022), 2nd Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 26 June 2022)
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
MA
Contact

spa@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Anthony Ritchie
Professor Henry Johnson
Dr Ian Chapman
Dr Jennifer Cattermole
Dr John Egenes
Associate Professor Peter Adams

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

For successful completion of this paper

  • Students will produce an extended dissertation of 20,000 words at a high standard of presentation
  • Students will be able to undertake research independently
  • Students undertaking the dissertation need not necessarily produce new and original research, but must be able to complete a competent, independent survey of the relevant written material, composed in the student's own words, with appropriate references and bibliography
  • Students should be able to produce a dissertation that is scholarly in tone and well-structured, including an introduction, review of literature, outline of methodology and appropriate use of appendices and bibliography
  • Where relevant, students will be able to undertake ethics approval and conduct interviews, etc, in the appropriate manner

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (26 February 2021 - 25 February 2022)

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

2nd Non standard period (5 July 2021 - 26 June 2022)

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