GradDip Research Project Part A

10 Units

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence. PSYC6781 Part A and PSYC6781 Part B together forms the required research project in psychology. The courses entail the development, conduct, analysis and reporting of a piece of original empirical research. This research is carried out under the supervision of a member of the academic staff of the School of Psychology. Not to count with PSYC4815A.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)

On successful completion of the course students will further develop their:

  1. psychological research skills including use of appropriate research instruments and data analysis,
  2. scientific writing skills,
  3. capacity to critically evaluate research data,
  4. present information in written format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation.

Details of research topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.

Replacing Course(s) Replaces PSYC4090A and PSYC4120.
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Completion of an APS accredited sequence of years 1 - 3 in psychology.
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Laboratory
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - (i) No Grade Available (NGA). This course is part of a multi-term sequence with PSYC6715B. The mark for PSYC6715B will also be the mark for PSYC6715A. Preliminary work carried out in PSYC6715A contributes to the completion of PSYC6715B. (ii)Students carry out such tasks as project proposals, ethics applications, experimental design, preparation and testing of experimental materials, presentation and data collection.
Contact Hours
  • Student Projects: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Workshop: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Postgraduate).
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6781A

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