A dissertation of between 15,000 and 20,000 words on an approved topic.
The dissertation should be no more than 20,000 words. These may be written in English or Māori. Note that Māori-language dissertations can be up to one third longer than the 20,000-word limit set for English. The dissertation is expected to comprise both primary and secondary sources and to embody some original research. A dissertation should show some originality of thought, coherence of structure, clarity of argument and excellence of expression (including format).
|Paper title||He Raukura|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, 1st Non standard period (26 February 2021 - 22 February 2022)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,464.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$14,402.50|
- 72 300-level MAOR points
- Limited to
- BA(Hons), PGDipArts
- Admission to the PGDipArts and BA(Hons) will be determined by the overall grade achieved in 300-level in one of the major subjects: INDV, MAOR, PACI.
Tel 03 479 8674
- More information link
- View more information on the Te Tumu website
- Teaching staff
- The Postgraduate Studies Committee approves the dissertation topic and supervisor(s). Depending on the topic proposed one or two supervisor(s) are appointed, at least one of whom is a member of the School.
- Paper Structure
- Teaching Arrangements
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- A dissertation is intended to demonstrate a student's ability to conduct independent research on a topic of their choice under the supervision of an academic staff member in Te Tumu.