Environmental Studies Research Paper

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Independent research and writing skills are important components of academic study. This course is designed to provide environmental studies students with the opportunity to develop the skills needed to independently engage with theoretical and practical issues in their discipline at an advanced level. The course requires you to research a topic and to communicate your research findings in an academic report. The course aims to advance your skills in research and writing and equip you with specialist, in-depth knowledge of a subject within the environment discipline.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    40
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    EFTs
    0.3333
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 40 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,469 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $4,002 + $60 annual administration fee
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Topics covered include

  • identifying a topic of interest for investigation
  • formulating a research question
  • developing a research proposal
  • undertaking a literature search
  • analysis and evaluation of data; and
  • presenting findings in a formal report.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Diploma
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    40
  •  
    EFTs
    0.3333
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 40 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $1,469 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $4,002 + $60 annual administration fee
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us