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|Year and Campus:||2009|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The Master of Arts in Psychology (Thesis only) provides students with the opportunity to carry out independent and sustained research.
Students who complete the masters will:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Thesis 30,000 words (100 points per year). |
Candidates are also required to satisfactorily complete four graduate seminars.
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Study Period Commencement:
Offered as Research
A four-year BA (Honours) degree with a research component or equivalent in the appropriate area of study or closely related area. The grade for the honours thesis component must be at least equivalent to an H2A (75%) at The University of Melbourne and the overall honours result must be at least equivalent to an H2B (70%).
Applicants must include with their application a 2,000 to 2,500 word thesis proposal and a writing sample (this may be an essay from your previous degree, a chapter from your Honours or Masters thesis or a published article). The primary basis for selection is academic merit, however, consideration will also be given to the quality of the thesis proposal, research potential, and the availability of an appropriate supervisor. Academic references may be required to assess the applicant's eligibility.
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
|Links to further information:||http://www.psych.unimelb.edu.au/|
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