A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
1st Non standard period (10 July 2023 - 7 July 2024) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,245.50|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- BSc(Hons), PGDipSci
- BSc(Hons) and approved PGDipSci students majoring in Neuroscience should enrol in
NEUR 490.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 dissertation. Timelines and expectations will be set by the supervisor and host department. The dissertation makes up 50% of the overall workload for the BSc (Hons) or 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