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PSYC72-420: Diploma Thesis 2

Description

This subject is a continuation of PSYC71-400. Students continue to work on their research theses under the supervision of an academic staff member. Students present their research in the form of a poster at the 4th Year poster session, and submit 4 bound copies of the completed thesis for examination.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodePSYC72-420
EFTSL0.25
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit20
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Current: $4,950
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,110

Learning outcomes

1. Understand, apply and evaluate basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, and the appropriate use of technologies;
2. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes;
3. Use information in an ethical manner;
4. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts;
5. Demonstrate comprehension and application of a broad and coherent body of knowledge of Psychology, with depth of understanding of underlying principles, theories and concepts in the discipline, using a scientific approach.
6. Investigate a substantive individual research question relevant to the discipline of Psychology.

Enrolment requirements

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Pre-requisites: ?

Co-requisites: ?

There are no co-requisites.

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

The Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) and Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science are accredited Fourth Year pathways for provisional registration and further studies in Psychology. Entry into these programs is based on a calculated GPA derived from a completed three year sequence of study in Psychology as accredited by APAC and subjects can only be taken by those students successfully admitted to either degree.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021