Grad Dip Research Project Part A


PSYC6781 Part A and PSYC6781 Part B together forms the required research project in psychology. The courses entail the development, 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

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.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Postgraduate).

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of an APS accredited sequence of years 1 - 3 in psychology.

Assessment Items

Project: Research Project

Contact Hours



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

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