PSYC6782B

Graduate Diploma in Psychology Research Project Part B

30 Units

This course is part of the multi-sequence research component of the Grad Dip 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. PSYC6782B requires the submission of a research report of 10,200 words and a conference-style presentation.

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

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability

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

On completion of this course students will have further developed 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
  5. present information in verbal format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation
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.
Requisites
  • The 'A' component of this Multi-Term Sequence Course must be taken prior to enrolment in the 'B' component.
Assumed Knowledge Completion of a thee year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) with an accredited APAC sequence in psychology.
Assessment Items
  • Presentation: Thesis Conference Presentation
  • Thesis: Research Report
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Small group supervision. Hours to be arranged with supervisor. Number of groups dependent on number of students and can change year to year. Student research projects will require extensive work outside of scheduled supervised meetings.)
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for PSYC6782B
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