Advanced Psychology Project pt A

Course code PSYC4815AUnits 10Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.
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.
Students CANNOT take PSYC4815A with ANY of the following courses:
PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC4801A, PSYC4801B, PSYC4802A, PSYC4802B, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn 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.
ContentDetails of research topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.
Replacing Course(s)Replaces PSYC4090B and PSYC4220
PSYC4815A not to count with PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC4801A, PSYC4801B, PSYC4802A, PSYC4802B, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B.
TransitionStudents CANNOT take PSYC4815A with any of the following courses:
PSYC4090A, PSYC4090B, PSYC4120, PSYC4220, PSYC4801A, PSYC4801B, PSYC4802A, PSYC4802B, PSYC6781A, or PSYC6781B.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents 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 DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLaboratory
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Workshop
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)(i) No Grade Available (NGA). This course is part of a multi-term sequence with PSYC4815B. The mark for PSYC4815B will also be the mark for PSYC4815A. Preliminary work carried out in PSYC4815A contributes to the completion of PSYC4815B.
(ii)Students carry out such tasks as project proposals, ethics applications, experimental design, preparation and testing of experimental materials, presentation and data collection.
Contact HoursStudent Projects: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentCompulsory Program Component: This course is only available to students enrolled in the BPsychology programs. Must be taken with PSYC4810 and PSYC4815B in the same academic year.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PSYC4815A