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|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year
1st Non standard period (10 July 2023 - 21 June 2024) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (1 December 2023 - 30 October 2024) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,309.34|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
- Teaching staff
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.