Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor. |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 480 hours.
Selection into the fourth-year Honours program or Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology.
No corequisites are required for this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
An accredited psychology major sequence
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
There are no non allowed subjects
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards of 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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Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
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There are no scheduled classes for this subject. Instead students undertake a research project and obtain experience in all aspects of conducting and reporting of independent empirical research. The thesis project will be submitted as two documents. The first comprises a review of relevant literature submitted early in semester 2. The second comprises an empirical study submitted as a journal article later in semester 2. The research project constitutes 50% of the course.
The subject aims to:
A Literature Review of 4,000 words (worth 40%), due at the beginning of second semester.
Empirical thesis in the format of a journal article of 6,000 words (worth 60%), due at the end of second semester.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
There are no prescribed texts
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 5th Edition, July 2001
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology |
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