Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 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.
Prior to enrolment into the subject, the student must arrange research supervision and negotiate a general topic. The supervisor must be an academic staff member from Psychological Sciences.
No corequisites are required for this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
An accredited psychology major sequence
A third year Research Methods subject
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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.
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/
CoordinatorDr Jason Forte
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
12th floor Redmond Barry Building (Building 115 Map)
Telephone: + 61 3 8344 6377
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 and the second comprises an empirical study submitted as a journal article later in the semester.
The subject aims to:
A thesis of 7000 words
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, July 2009
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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