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POLS490 Dissertation

A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code POLS490
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 18 February 2023) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 18 February 2023) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 30 June 2023) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 30 June 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,523.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
72 points of POLS at 300-level
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts, BCom(Hons), PGDipCom
Notes
Interested students who do not meet the prerequisite should contact the department to discuss their eligibility.
Teaching staff

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Textbooks

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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 18 February 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (21 February 2022 - 18 February 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 30 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (4 July 2022 - 30 June 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

A supervised research dissertation of up to 20,000 words on an approved topic.

Paper title Dissertation
Paper code POLS490
Subject Politics
EFTS 0.5000
Points 60 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (3 March 2023 - 23 February 2024) (On campus)
1st Non standard period (3 March 2023 - 23 February 2024) (Distance learning)
2nd Non standard period (7 July 2023 - 28 June 2024) (On campus)
2nd Non standard period (7 July 2023 - 28 June 2024) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
72 points of POLS at 300-level
Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts, BCom(Hons), PGDipCom
Notes
Interested students who do not meet the prerequisite should contact the department to discuss their eligibility.
Contact

politics@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

To be confirmed.

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely.

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the paper, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical and conceptual approaches to the study of politics and show knowledge of issues and themes in the study of politics;
  • Identify relevant sources - primary, secondary, oral and other - for analysing politics;
  • Undertake independent, self-directed research;
  • Apply their understanding and knowledge through written analysis;
  • Demonstrate a highly developed capacity for critical analysis.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (3 March 2023 - 23 February 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 13:00-14:50 9-11, 13-14, 18-20

1st Non standard period (3 March 2023 - 23 February 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (7 July 2023 - 28 June 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Friday 13:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41

2nd Non standard period (7 July 2023 - 28 June 2024)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard