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SOCI490 Dissertation

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

Individual research in an approved topic, culminating in a dissertation of no more than 20,000 words.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code SOCI490
Subject Sociology
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,426.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,983.00

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72 300-level SOCI points
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
BA students are invited to apply based on their third-year grades.
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Martin Tolich
Teaching Arrangements
Seminars and individual supervision.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will display an in-depth knowledge of a selected area of research, competent research and analytical skills, and the ability to complete a large written piece of work.

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-12, 14, 19, 30, 32, 36-37