A supervised project involving original research and leading to the production of a dissertation.
Honours dissertations describe original research on a topic of the student's own choosing.
|Teaching period||Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,845.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$16,068.00|
- Limited to
- All students should have a confirmed research supervisor before applying for postgraduate courses. Please visit the Zoology department website to view the research interests of staff. This will provide an indication of the types of areas in which they may supervise projects. A list of suggested thesis topics is also available on the Zoology Department website.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Zoology's website
- Teaching staff
- Supervision by a member of the Zoology academic staff.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- Learning outcomes include:
- Animal-handling skills
- Animal husbandry
- Competency in experimental design
- Laboratory-based or fieldwork-based research skills
- Data analysis
- Writing skills
- An ability to think critically and to problem-solve