Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: As appropriate to the research project. |
Total Time Commitment:
Regular meeting of students with individual research supervisors; 1 hour per fortnight.
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Completion of APAC approved psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Michael Saling
The content is specific to the student's thesis topic. The subject will comprise a course of independent study conducted under academic supervision. While enrolled in this subject each student is required to develop a research proposal in consultation with their supervisor and to present the proposal in a departmental forum, attended by the supervisor(s) and invited staff members.
In this subject students will:
MPsych Students will:
As regards (2), the proposal should be in the form of an argument containing a critical review of the appropriate research literature, a set of specific research aims, and a method for achieving those aims. A departmental forum will be convened for the purpose of presenting the proposal before the supervisor and other invited members of the academic staff. Successful presentation and response to comments to be basis for continued progress in the thesis and subsequent enrolment in the thesis subject.
MPsych students must mount a successful thesis proposal presentation by the end of the year in which they are enrolled in this subject.
MPsych/PhD students will defend their thesis proposal during the second year of enrolment.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students will develop a greater critical appreciation of scholarly work and develop their own skills in formulating problems and means of addressing problems. They will develop their writing and communication skills and learn to develop and sustain written and oral argument.
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