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    A supervised project involving research and leading to the production of a research report.

    About this paper

    Paper title Research Project
    Subject Neuroscience
    EFTS 0.3333
    Points 40 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $4,137.25
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    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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    Teaching staff
    Students must obtain agreement from a neuroscientist at the University of Otago to supervise them before they are admitted to the programme. The student will be hosted in their supervisor's department.
    Paper Structure

    Students taking this paper will conduct research to test a novel hypothesis and generate a research report. Timelines and expectations will be set by the supervisor and host department. The research report makes up 33% of the overall workload for the PGDipSci year.

    Research articles.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Gain deep knowledge and understanding of a specific area of neuroscience research
    • Understand research methods and analysis
    • Communicate results


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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