Advanced Psychology Research Project A


PSYC4810, PSYC4815A and PSYC4815B together form a fourth year non honours 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 Psychology.

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.



  • Semester 1 - 2015


  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.


Details of research 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 program at the 1000-3000 levels or an APS accredited sequence in Psychology (yrs 1-3)

Assessment Items

Project: Research Project

Contact Hours

Ourimbah and Callaghan


Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Student research projects will require extensive group work outside of scheduled contact hours. Number of workshops dependent on number of groups and can change from year to year.