Preparation of a thesis proposal/preliminary thesis research. Normally taken by students in the papers year for a Master’s degree by papers and thesis.
ZOOL 495 is a paper on preparation for carrying out a research project in which students use their own research topic to fulfil the requirements for assessment. The objective of this paper is to provide students with training in the art of preparing, writing and communicating research proposals and research progress, as well as reviewing the literature in their own field.
|Paper title||Master's Thesis Preparation|
|Points||40 points 40 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, 1st Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,132.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$11,583.84|
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Convener: Dr. Stephanie Godfrey
- Paper Structure
- Four internal assignments spaced throughout the year
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
The objective of this paper is to provide students with training in the art of preparing, writing and communicating research proposals and reseach progress, as well as in reviewing the literature in their field.