Psychology Honours Thesis Part A
|Course code PSYC4802A||Units 10||Level 4000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology|
This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.
PSYC4800, PSYC4802A and PSYC4802B together form a fourth year Honours research thesis project in psychology. The courses entail the development and conduct 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 PSYC4802A with ANY of the following PSYC, Psyc4850, PSYC6781A or PSYC6781B
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course students will further develop 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.
|Content||Details of research topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.|
|Replacing Course(s)||Replaces PSYC4801A and PSYC4801B.|
|Transition||Students entering the BPSYC prior to 2006 must do PSYC 4801A and B|
Students entering the BPSYC after 2005 who are accepted into the Honours stream will do Psyc4802A and B
Students CANNOT take PSYC4802A with ANY of the following courses:
PSYC4090A,PSYC4090B,PSYC4120,PSYC4220, PSYC4801A, PSYC4801B, PSYC4830, PSYC4850, PSYC6781A or PSYC6781B
|Assumed Knowledge||Students enrolling in Psychology 4000 level courses should have successfully completed all 240 units of the BPsychology program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APS accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3)|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Individual Supervision|
|Contact Hours||Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Seminar: for 8 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for PSYC4802A|