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ZOOL495 Master's Thesis Preparation

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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
Paper code ZOOL495
Subject Zoology
EFTS 0.3333
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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Limited to
MSc
Contact
zoology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Convener: Dr. Stephanie Godfrey

Paper Structure
Four internal assignments spaced throughout the year
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

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
Paper code ZOOL495
Subject Zoology
EFTS 0.3333
Points 40 points 40 points 40 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year, 1st Non standard period (1 July 2021 - 26 June 2022), 2nd Non standard period (1 December 2021 - 30 October 2022)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MSc
Notes
Carried out over 9 to 10 months, involving an average of 12 to 13 hours of work per week.
Contact
zoology@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Convener: Dr Stephanie Godfrey

Paper Structure
Four internal assignments spaced throughout the year
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (1 July 2021 - 26 June 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (1 December 2021 - 30 October 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard