Research Project 6

Course code PSYC6521Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

With the guidance of one or more research supervisors, students will conduct and report the research project which they designed in PSYC6511, Research Project 1. The steps involved in this process include data collection, data analysis, and report writing. The mode of delivery is internal and teaching is by individual supervision.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the conclusion of the semester students will be able to:

1. Collect data according to a method previously specified in a research proposal and an ethics submission.
2. Analyse data according to a method previously specified in a research proposal.
3. Write a clear, succinct and critical report of the research in the form of a thesis.
4. Present the research to an audience in a manner suited to the audience's understanding.
ContentThe student will work together with their supervisor(s) to achieve the objectives specified above.
Replacing Course(s)PSYC6621
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeIt is assumed that students will have passed courses in statistics and research methodology, and will have completed a research project, as part of a four-year program in Psychology which has been accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council. It is also assumed that they will have completed a research proposal as part of the program, in the Research Project 1 course (PSYC6511). They will also have gained expertise through participation in previous research courses PSYC6515,PSYC6518,PSYC6519,PSYC6520.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Assessment Items
ReportsContinued progress towards completion of a research report/thesis (Course objectives 1 and 2).
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students in the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and Doctorate of Clinical and Health Psychology programs.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6521