GradDip Research Project Part A

Course code PSYC6781AUnits 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

This course forms part of an Australian Psychological Society accredited sequence.
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.

Not to count with PSYC4815A.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of the 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 PSYC4090A and PSYC4120.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of an APS accredited sequence of years 1 - 3 in psychology.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLaboratory
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)(i) No Grade Available (NGA). This course is part of a multi-term sequence with PSYC6715B. The mark for PSYC6715B will also be the mark for PSYC6715A. Preliminary work carried out in PSYC6715A contributes to the completion of PSYC6715B.
(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 EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Postgraduate).
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6781A