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    A supervised course of advanced study and research in an approved topic in Linguistics, resulting in a research paper and a presentation. The topic will be selected by the student in consultation with the supervisor.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced Topic in Linguistics
    Subject Linguistics
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,240.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    BA(Hons), MA(Coursework), MA(Thesis)

    Teaching staff

    Supervision to be arranged by Linguistics staff.


    No textbooks required.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical and conceptual approaches to the study of Linguistics
    • Identify relevant sources, primary, secondary, oral and other, for analysing Linguistics
    • Develop scholarly knowledge of a specific research area
    • Undertake independent, self-directed research
    • Apply understanding and knowledge through written analysis and oral presentations


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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