Critical review and analysis of specialised research topic
PSYC4800 (together with PSYC4803A and PSYC4803B) forms a fourth year honours research project in Psychology. Advanced topics in research methodology and research ethics relevant to the current set of projects undertaken by the cohort of students at this level. These topics are integrated and related to students’ individual research projects. Students carry out a detailed literature review of the research area relevant to their research project, develop a research proposal and consider the ethical implications of their research. This work is completed under the supervision of a member of academic staff of the School of Psychology.
This course forms part of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) accredited sequence.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science|
|School||School of Psychology|
Not currently offered
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course will cover:
Students will prepare a research proposal for the approval of the Fourth Year Proposal Committee and an ethics application on their research topic area.
They will also prepare an extended review of the relevant research and rationale of their research that will include critical analysis of background published research relevant to their research topic.
Details of topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.
|Assumed Knowledge||Students enrolling in Psychology 4000 level courses should have successfully completed all 240 units of the BPsychology or BPsychology (Hons) program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APAC accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3).|
|Contact Hours||Not currently offered|
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for PSYC48001|