PSYC6530

Clinical Research Project (Masters Final)

10 Units

With the guidance of a principal and a secondary supervisor, students will conduct and report the clinical research project which they designed in the Clinical Research Project 1. The steps involved in this process include data collection, data analysis, and report writing. The mode of delivery is internal and teaching is by individual supervision.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Collect data according to a method previously specified in a research proposal and an ethics submission.
  2. Analyse data according to a method previously specified in a research proposal.
  3. Write a clear, succinct and critical report of the research in the form of a journal article and produce a 4500-5500 word critical literature review and extended discussion.
  4. Present the research to an audience in a manner suited to the audience’s understanding
Content
  1. Adhering to a research protocol.
  2. Data collection and storage.
  3. Data collection and analysis.
  4. Designing an oral presentation of the research.
Assumed Knowledge It is assumed that students will have passed courses in statistics and research methodology, and will have completed a research project, as part of a four-year program in Psychology which has been accredited by the Australian Psychological Society. It is also assumed that they will have completed a research proposal as part of the program, in the Clinical Research Project I course.
Assessment Items
  • Presentation: Oral Presentation of Research Findings
  • Thesis: Thesis
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Contact over the semester will be by mutual agreement with the Supervisor/s.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6530

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