Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Research Project B is a capstone subject which, together with the first semester subject Research Project in Psychology A (PSY3RPA), brings together, reinforces, extends, and illustrates applications of research themes dealt with in first, second, and third year of the Bachelor of Psychological Science, including PSY3RPA. Students will use innovative technologies to undertake and report a group research project, under supervision of an experienced project leader. They will also prepare for transition to a future career by reflecting on what it means to be a graduate of the course as they research career opportunities and develop core graduate skills.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelanie Murphy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into one of the following courses: SHP or SBPS or SBBS or BVBBSW or SBPSW or SZCYPS or SZPSOT or LWLBS or LWLPS or SBPSB or RBBS or LWLPY or LWLPYB or SHPYB or SHPYW or LZCPY or LZCPYB or HZNPS and must have passed [PSY1HPM and PSY2PRM] and three of the following subjects [PSY2ACH, PSY2DEV, PSY2COG or PSY2SOC]


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Investigate, synthesise, and critically evaluate key historical and theoretical features of psychological research.
02. Apply independent learning, psychological knowledge, critical thinking and analytical judgement to write research reports on psychological topics.
03. Apply advanced psychological and statistical knowledge to develop creative solutions to real-world psychological research questions.
04. Use information ethically and culturally sensitively in the design and conduct of psychological research.
05. Work effectively both independently and collaboratively in teams.

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