Red X iconGreen tick iconYellow tick icon


    Supervised individual research on a topic in pastoral studies.

    About this paper

    Paper title Dissertation
    Subject Pastoral Studies
    EFTS 0.5
    Points 60 points
    Teaching period(s) Full Year (Distance learning)
    Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $3,721.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    PASX 490
    Limited to
    PGDipTheol, BTheol(Hons)
    Teaching staff
    Students will work under the supervision of their chosen supervisor.
    Teaching Arrangements
    Regular one-to-one meetings between student and supervisor.
    No textbook required.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes
    Students who successfully complete the paper will gain
    • Mastery of complex subject matter
    • The ability to identify and evaluate critically the findings and discussions in scholarly literature and other forms of information
    • The ability to design a well-structured, relevant and integrated plan of research
    • The ability to carry out such research using appropriate methods of investigation and analysis
    • The ability to analyse, argue and reach conclusions that are informed by independent inquiry and other available information
    • The ability to undertake rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system

    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
    Back to top