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A dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code LING490
Subject Linguistics
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,426.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $13,983.00

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Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
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Teaching staff
Supervision to be arranged by Linguistics staff.

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate comprehension of core concepts related to the topic
  • Locate the topic within more general knowledge of the field of study
  • Use an appropriate methodology for investigating the topic
  • Collect original data
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse data and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Report the results of the study in appropriate language and format

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system