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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast

Unit description

Provides students with the opportunity to conduct empirical research under supervision in a specialised field of psychology. The unit will culminate in a conference presentation and submission of the thesis.

Unit content

  • Conducting a research project in psychology
  • Appropriate analysis and reporting of empirical data
  • Reporting research findings as a conference presentation
  • Writing a research thesis in the style of a journal article

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1analyse valid, reliable data
2communicate research findings at a conference to a professionally acceptable standard
3produce an empirically-based thesis in psychology.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse valid, reliable data
  2. communicate research findings at a conference to a professionally acceptable standard
  3. produce an empirically-based thesis in psychology.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture online 1hr (11wks)
Tutorial online 10hrs (Across the session)
Workshop on-site 1hr (11wks)
Assessment
Conference PresentationSR
Thesis100%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1hr (11wks)
Tutorial online 10hrs (Across the session)
Workshop on-site 1hr (11wks)
Assessment
Conference PresentationSR
Thesis100%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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