Youth Mental Health Minor Thesis 2

Subject PSYT90075 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Nil (online only)
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


175 credit points of Master of Youth Mental Health subjects

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Recommended Background Knowledge:

Undergraduate degree in a health-related discipline
175 credit points of the Master of Youth Mental Health subjects

Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Phone: 9342 2800

Subject Overview:

Students will be supervised in the completion of a practice-based research project of relevance to the youth mental health field. The project may include secondary analysis of data or quantitative or qualitative data collection. In this, the second minor thesis subject, students will be supervised in the production of a 6,000 to 7,000 research report.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this subject students should be able to:
• Demonstrate development of research methodology skills
• Design, conduct and evaluate research in youth mental health
• Communicate their findings in a written research report


100% minor thesis (6,000 to 7,000 words) due week 12

Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Theoretical knowledge
  • Critical appraisal
  • Skills in written communication
  • Analytic skills
  • Planning and time management skills
  • Ability to construct, sustain and interpret an academic argument
Related Course(s): Master of Youth Mental Health

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