Supervised study of an approved research topic in theatre studies, involving the writing of one or more long essays.
THEA 480 offers students the exciting challenge of developing a research essay or essays on a topic of their choosing.
|Paper title||Research Project|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1
Semester 2 (On campus)
Full Year (On campus)
1st Non standard period (28 February 2022 - 23 February 2023) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (11 July 2022 - 10 July 2023) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,174.57|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 72 300-level THEA points
- THEA 481
- Limited to
- BA(Hons), PGDipArts
- Admission by application to the programme co-ordinator by 1 February 2022.
This paper may be taken as a single-semester or full-year paper. Prospective students should contact the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator, Professor Stuart Young, and are required to submit a one-page proposal and bibliography for a research topic. All projects must be approved by the Head of Theatre Studies and the Fourth-Year Co-ordinator, and enrolments require departmental permission:
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- Teaching staff
Convenor: Professor Stuart Young. Each candidate will be allocated one or, in some instances, two supervisors.
- Paper Structure
Students are assessed on the basis of critical writing.
- Teaching Arrangements
THEA 480 is a self-directed research project carried out under staff supervision. Further details are contained in the Theatre Studies Fourth-Year Handbook.
Please contact the School of Performing Arts office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will
- Acquire high-level critical reading, writing and research skills
- Develop independence and self-management at a high level