Research Project 7

Course code PSYC6522Units 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 the Research Proposal course. The steps involved in this process include data collection, data analysis, and report writing.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
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.
Content1. Adhering to a research protocol
2. Data collection and storage.
3. Data collation and analysis.
4. Writing a research thesis.
5. Designing an oral presentation of the research.
Replacing Course(s)None
TransitionCourse removed from D Clin Psyc as core and replaced with MEDI6145. Students who commenced prior to 2011 may complete either MEDI6145 or PSYC6522 but not both
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 Psychological Accreditation Committee. It is also assumed that they will have completed a research proposal as part of the program, in PSYC6511, Research Project 1. They will also have gained expertise through participation in the previous research courses, PSYC6515, PSYC6518, PSYC6519,PSYC6520 and PSYC6521.
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 enrolled in the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6522