Graduate Diploma in Psychology Research Project Part A

10 Units

This course is part of the research component of the diploma which requires the development and conduct of a piece of original empirical research under supervision of a member of academic staff of the School of Psychology. PSYC6782A has no assessable components.

This course forms part of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Counil (APAC) accredited sequence.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2015

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. Present information in verbal 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.

Multi-Term Sequence This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.
  • This Course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma Psychology (2015 onwards) 12363.
Assumed Knowledge Completion of a three year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) with an accredited APAC sequence in psychology.
Assessment Items
  • Proposal / Plan: Written research proposal and oral thesis proposal seminar
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Group Supervision: times to be arranged with supervisor. Student research projects will require extensive work outside of supervised meetings. Number of workshops dependent on number of groups which can change year to year)
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for PSYC6782A
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