Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Total Time Commitment:
Regular meeting of students with individual research supervisors equivalent to 1 hour per fortnight.
Enrolment in one of the following Psychology professional training programs, 527CL, 527CN, 080CL, 080CN or MC-PSYCHCS
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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.
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CoordinatorProf Michael Saling
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
12th floor Redmond Barry Building (Building 115 Map)
Telephone: + 61 3 8344 6377
To guide students in the development of an applied research project cognate to their area of professional training, in accordance with the current APAC standard that "the project must be designed so that each student is required to undertake all of the steps involved in conducting an empirical investigation or enquiry". The project can take a number of forms, including an experimental single case study, critical review and meta-analysis, critical review and secondary data analysis, a laboratory-based empirical research study, prospective clinical research, or, in the case of PhD graduates enrolled in the Master of Psychology, an article suitable for submission to a peer-reviewed scientific journal of international standing.
In this subject students will:
In this subject student 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. Presentation and response to comments is the basis for continued progress in the thesis and subsequent enrolment in the thesis subject.
Students must present a thesis proposal by the end of the second semester in which they are enrolled in this subject.
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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 and addressing problems. They will refine their writing and communication skills, and learn to develop and sustain written and oral argument.
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