A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.
|Paper title||Research Dissertation|
|Points||60 points 60 points 60 points 60 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 20 February 2020), 2nd Non standard period (1 July 2019 - 26 June 2020), 1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 20 February 2020), 2nd Non standard period (1 July 2019 - 26 June 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,014.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,500.00|
- Limited to
- Limited to: MA
- Dr John Shaver: firstname.lastname@example.org
- More information link
View more information on the Religion website: www.otago.ac.nz/religion
- Teaching staff
- Lecturer: Dr John Shaver
- No textbook
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global Perspective, Lifelong Learning, Cultural Understanding, Teamwork, Environmental
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students successfully completing the course will be able to demonstrate an:
- Ability to design and develop a coherent and appropriate research questions that draws on the philosophical, methodological and theoretical knowledge of their chosen discipline.
- Ability to apply appropriate and specific skills in acquiring, organising, analysing, and evaluating information in their chosen discipline; to organise and configure that research; and to report it in written scholarly forms.
- Ability to consider and evaluate their research in an analytical and logical fashion; to engage in the highest scholarly ethical standards; to question and challenge conventional assumptions; and to approach their research with flexibility, adaptability and creativity.
- Intellectual openness and curiosity and an awareness of the limits of current knowledge in their chosen field as well as the links amongst disciplines.
- Understanding of how their research relates to society and where appropriate use their research to contribute to wider society - whether within or outside New Zealand - and where appropriate to the environment and Māori aspirations.