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NEUR480 Research Project

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

Paper title Research Project
Paper code NEUR480
Subject Neuroscience
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points
Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,024.60
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Limited to
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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Teaching staff
Students must obtain agreement from a neuroscientist at the University of Otago to supervise them before they are admitted to the programme. The student will be hosted in their supervisor's department.
Paper Structure

Students taking this paper will conduct research to test a novel hypothesis and generate a research report. Timelines and expectations will be set by the supervisor and host department. The research report makes up 33% of the overall workload for the PGDipSci year.

Research articles.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Gain deep knowledge and understanding of a specific area of neuroscience research
  • Understand research methods and analysis
  • Communicate results

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system