RESEARCH PROJECT IN PSYCHOLOGY B

PSY3RPB

2021

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 and must have passed [PSY1HPM and PSY2PRM] and three of the following subjects [PSY2ACH, PSY2DEV, PSY2COG or PSY2SOC]

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Career-focusedYes

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

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Murphy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
This session will be run for all students on the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Data Analysis and Interpretation Assignment (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (500-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Murphy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
This session will be run for all students on the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Data Analysis and Interpretation Assignment (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (500-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Murphy

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Online learning materials equivalent to two 1-hour lectures per week

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
This session will be run for all students on the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Data Analysis and Interpretation Assignment (1,000-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Group Poster Presentation (500-words, per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Online Quizzes (500-words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Research Project write-up (2,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5