A research project of not more than 20,000 words.
This paper focuses on the critical aspects in writing a Master's level dissertation in the field of international studies. The dissertation is an 18,000-to-20,000-word research project written over an intensive twelve-month period.
|Paper title||Research Dissertation|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (3 March 2023 - 23 February 2024)
2nd Non standard period (7 July 2023 - 28 June 2024) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,325.50|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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- More information link
- View more information about the Master of International Studies
- Teaching staff
- Professor Robert Patman
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information
literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
After taking this paper, students will acquire an enhanced awareness of the importance of analytical rigour, different methodologies, techniques, and organisational processes that are involved in writing a Master's level dissertation in the field of international studies.