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    An analysis of a particular historiographical area of the student’s choosing and its problems. To be presented in the form of a scholarly article.

    A historiographical project of the student's own choice (subject to the availability of adequate secondary sources and supervision). The project will be undertaken largely independently, will assess the historiography relating to a specific topic, and will be presented in the form of a scholarly article. Each student is individually supervised.

    About this paper

    Paper title Special Study
    Subject History
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,240.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Pre or Corequisite
    48 300-level HIST points
    Limited to
    BA(Hons), PGDipArts
    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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    Associate Professor Miranda Johnson -

    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Miranda Johnson

    Teaching Arrangements

    Seminars, with individual supervision.

    Course materials will be made available electronically.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Gain proficiency in written and oral communication skills
    • Cultivate critical thinking, verbal communication and writing skills


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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