Research Project (Doctorate Final)
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, PSYC6511. This will involve independent research and preparation of a thesis. The steps involved in this process include data collection, data analysis, and report writing.
Available in 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1, Semester 2|
|Objectives||At 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.
|Content||Students will work together with their supervisor(s) to achieve the objectives specified above. At least one supervisor must be a member of the academic staff of the School of Psychology. Co-supervision by others outside the School can be arranged.|
|Assumed Knowledge||It 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. 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,PSYC6521.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Individual Supervision|
|Reports||Research thesis (Course objectives 1-3).|
|Contact Hours||Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Requisite by Enrolment||This course is only available to students enrolled in the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Clinical and Health Psychology programs.|
|Compulsory Program Component||Successful completion of PSYC6511 - Research Project 1.|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for PSYC6523|