A supervised research essay of 6,500 words in an approved topic in politics.
This paper is an extended essay under supervision chosen by the student in conjunction with their supervisor. It is excellent preparation for post-graduate study such as MPols and MInstSt programmes
|Paper title||Research Project|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 54 200-level POLS points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Admission to this paper normally requires an average of at least B+ over three POLS 200-level papers.
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- Teaching staff
Teaching staff consists of various politics lecturers.
- Paper Structure
The student meets each week with their supervisor to develop the essay.
- Teaching Arrangements
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
This paper will allow students to explore and develop their research expertise in a field of study of their choice.