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SURV575 Special Topic

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

Courses in approved topics.

A special topic provides students with additional specific knowledge in a given subject area. It is an ideal paper for students contemplating an Honours or postgraduate degree as the specific research and knowledge will be designed to prepare for and support a dissertation or thesis.

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code SURV575
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.2964
Points 40 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,467.83
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,301.38

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SURV 475
Students must seek approval from an appropriate School of Surveying supervisor, prior to enrolling in this paper.
Suitable for postgraduate students and professionals who wish to gain greater in-depth knowledge/expertise in a specific subject area.

Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
View more information about departmental permission.
Teaching staff

Prospective students must contact (prior to choosing the paper) the School of Surveying lecturer who specialises in the required area, to obtain agreement to be supervised by that lecturer and hence, approval to undertake the paper in that particular discipline. See the School's website.

Paper Structure
The paper structure will be confirmed by the supervisor once the specialisation and goals have been established between the student/supervisor.
Teaching Arrangements
Teaching arrangements will differ with each student/lecturer/subject area. To be negotiated.
To be advised.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes will be determined jointly by the supervisor and student and will be influenced by the reasons/goals that a student has elected to undertake advanced learning in a special topic.

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Not offered in 2020

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system