UM-NUS Research Project

Subject PSYC90092 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 37.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2016.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular meeting of student with research supervisor; one hour per week minimum.
Total Time Commitment:

As appropriate to the research project.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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:


Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore

Ph: (65) 65166904


Subject Overview:

This module aims to help students prepare a scholarly report of their proposed applied research project. Under the supervision of a member of the faculty, students will make appropriate modifications to the planned design, complete data collection and analyses, and prepare draft reports. Students will also receive comments and feedback from other faculty, clinical supervisors and peer students. Students then present their completed research projects orally and submit the final draft of the report as a thesis of up to 15,000 words in APA style for examination.

Learning Outcomes:
  • To ensure students receive a thorough grounding in research design and report writing to a publishable standard
  • To facilitate understanding of the importance of evidence-based practice and outcome research
  • To understand principles of measurement and the complexity of data collection and analysis
  • Oral presentation (hurdle requirement)
  • A thesis of 15,000 words will be submitted for evaluation to two examiners by the end of semester (100%)

The subject will have a pass/fail outcome.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Psychology (Clinical - Singapore)

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