Psychology Research Project
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.
PSYC4800, PSYC4801A and PSYC4801B together form a fourth year research project in psychology. The courses entail the 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 Behavioural Sciences.
Students CANNOT take PSYC4801B with ANY of the following courses:
PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B.
On successful 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.
Knowledge: Students will be expected to gain knowledge of research methodology equivalent to that suitable for a professional psychologist.
Details of research topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.
Replaces PSYC4090B and PSYC4220
PSYC4801B not to count with PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B
Students CANNOT take PSYC4801B with any of the following courses:
PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B
Completion of an APS accredited sequence of years 1 - 3 in psychology.
Modes of Delivery
Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term