Not currently offered
Course code

PSYC6782A

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course is part of the research component of the diploma which requires the development and conduct of a piece of original empirical research under supervision of a member of academic staff of the School of Psychology. PSYC6782A has no assessable components.

This course forms part of an Australian Psychology Accreditation Counil (APAC) accredited sequence.


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2015.


Multi-term sequence

This course is part of a multi-term sequence. Both Part A and Part B must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence. Part A and Part B must be completed in consecutive terms. Students must complete Part A before completing Part B. Students must complete the sequence within a twelve month period. If students complete Part A but are unable to complete Part B within the timeframe, they must re-enrol in Part A.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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

5. Present information in verbal format in an interesting and comprehensible manner with appropriate interpretation and evaluation


Content

Details of research topics will be available at the commencement of the academic year.


Requisite

This Course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma Psychology (2015 onwards) 12363.


Assumed knowledge

Completion of a three year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) with an accredited APAC sequence in psychology.


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Written research proposal and oral thesis proposal seminar