GradDip Research Project Part B

10 Units

PSYC6781A and PSYC6781B together form one option for a fourth year 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. This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.

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

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

  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.
  5. Knowledge: Students will be expected to gain knowledge of research methodology equivalent to that suitable for a professional psychologist.

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

Assumed Knowledge Completion of PSYC6781A (Research Project Part A) Completion of an APS accredited sequence of years 1 - 3 in psychology.
Assessment Items
  • Report: Research Report: Individual Research Report
  • Presentation: Group Conference Poster Presentation
  • Participation: Participation in group research process
Contact Hours
  • Laboratory: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Student research projects will require extensive work outside of scheduled laboratory times. Number of labs dependent on number of groups and can change from year to year.)
  • Workshop: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6781B

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