Research Project (Clinical) B2
Unit code: HAYC563
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Duration||1 teaching period|
|Contact hours||See "Teaching Methods"|
Related course(s)A unit of study in the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology).
Aims and objectives
Regular consultation with supervisor supplemented by the relevant course handbook which details requirements for each research unit of study.
Students receive training in research methods through the four research project subjects (HAYC560 Research Project A1, HAYC561 Research Project A2, HAYC562 Research Project B1 and HAYC563 Research Project B2), through one-on-one supervision of their research project and through additional research methods classes. The assessment requirements for the sequence of four research units are designed to culminate in a minor empirical thesis with a minimum of 5,000 words.
To receive a PASS for this unit, the thesis must be submitted for examination and passed.
Generic skills outcomes
Graduates are capable in their chosen profession:
- Have highly developed verbal and written skills
- A capacity to engage in informed critical enquiry and social debate
- A capacity to present research to a range of audiences
- A capacity to use statistical and/or qualitative data analysis techniques at a high level
- Understand basic principles of measurement in psychology and can apply these principles to research.
Graduates are adaptable and work effectively and ethically:
- Communicate effectively with professionals and the community
- Understand, and are committed to, professional and ethical principles
- Adaptable, flexible, open to new ideas and able to manage change.
Graduates are aware of environments:
- Are culturally sensitive, with a respect for multiple points of view.
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