COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY MASTERS RESEARCH D

PSY5MXD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students meet with their individual research supervisor, and under the supervisor's direction, complete the writing up of the thesis. This includes the completion of all the sections of the thesis. Students will be directed, by their supervisor, to attend presentations relevant to the conduct of their research either within the Department of Public Health or in other departments within the University. Towards the end of this phase, examiners will be appointed for the thesis and the thesis is then presented for examination.

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 PSY5MXC 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, DE, Wiersma, W & Jurs SG 2003WADSWORTH CENGAGE LEARNING, CANADA.
ReadingsDoing qualitative research in psychologyPrescribedForrester, M A 2010SAGE, LONDON.
ReadingsResearch design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approachesPrescribedCreswell, JW 2009SAGE, LOS ANGELES.

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 University-run research seminars of relevance to project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Communication (Communication)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Develop research writing skills.

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

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 readership.

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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, 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*
Student recorded minutes of all meetings with supervisorHurdle requirement 01, 02, 03, 04
Thesis submission for examination or acceptance of student into the Prof Doc program (HDPCP).100 01, 02, 03, 04