Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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Total Time Commitment:
Regular meeting of student with research supervisor; one hour per week minimum.
PSYC90003 Research Proposal
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Completion of APAC approved psychology studies to fourth-year (Honours) level.
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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.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements, Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Michael Saling
Research Programs Officer
tel: +61 3 8344 6377
The student will conduct research under appropriate academic supervision and submit the work in the form of a thesis of at least 6,000 but no more than 10,000 words by 30 October in the final year of enrolment in the subject.
To help students prepare a final draft of the applied research project they proposed in the first-year Research Proposal subject. To ensure students receive a thorough grounding in research design and report writing to a publishable standard. To develop an increased understanding of the application and interpretation of statistical procedures. To facilitate understanding of the importance of evidence-based practice and outcome research.
A thesis of no more than 10,000 words will be submitted for evaluation to two examiners, both of whom might be internal to the University, or one of whom might be external to the University. The thesis will be marked according to the standard university grading system.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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To develop a sophisticated approach to critically appraising one's own work and that of others. To develop a deeper understanding of the processes and outcomes involved in conducting research. To develop a refined ability to communicate effectively and concisely with others.
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