COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY MASTERS RESEARCH C

PSY5MXC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students meet with their individual research supervisor and under the supervisor's direction complete any unfinished matters to the data gathering stages of their research project. They will be directed by their supervisor to attend presentations relevant to the conduct of their research either within the School of Public Health or in other Schools within the university. They may begin writing up their research findings in this stage.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed PSY5MXB and must be enrolled in HMCP Master of Counselling Psychology

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsApplied behavioural statistics for the behavioural sciences (5th Ed)PrescribedHinkle, D.E., Wiersma, W. & Jurs. S.G (2003)CANADA: WADSWORTH CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsDoing qualitative research in psychologyPrescribedForrester, M. A. (2010)LONDON: SAGE
ReadingsResearch design: Qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approachesPrescribedCreswell, J. W (2009)LOS ANGELES LONDON NEW DELHI SINGAPORE: SAGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop research skill and proficiency in the conduct of research in counselling psychology

Activities:
Use of research supervisor or other research consultants; attendance at unviersity run research seminars of relevance to project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Communication (Communication)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

02. Develop research writing skills

Activities:
Production of written drafts of thesis sections
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Develop critical analytic skills in making sense of data and interpreting findings

Activities:
Feedback from research supervisor on analytic sections of the writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Develop written and oral communication skills in conveying findings to varied audiences and readerships

Activities:
Presentation of work to research forums of students, or academics
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Communication (Communication)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaelynn Wicklein

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence and delivered via blended.
"Individual research supervision with nominated supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Completion of data collection phase or equivalent stage100 01, 02, 03, 04
HURDLE: Student recorded minutes of all meetings with supervisor 01, 02, 03, 04