HONOURS PSYCHOLOGY THESIS

PSY4HOT

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will work closely with your supervisor to conceptualise, plan, execute and report a research project relevant to a field of psychological science. Writing and oral presentation skills will be developed, along with ethical thinking and quantitative literacy. Diverse project choices are available with supervisors drawn from across the Department of Psychology and Counselling, research centres and partner organisations.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in SHPS (Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours) or have completed 360 CPS in SHP, SHPYB or SHPYW (Bachelor of Psychology (Hons))

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsPSY4HNA OR PSY4HNB OR PSY41HON OR PSY4HOX

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-focusedNo

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
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply critical skills and in-depth knowledge in a field of study of psychology that promotes respect and harmony among all cultures and diverse communities
02. Apply suitable methodologies to answer psychological questions and draw appropriate conclusions.
03. Apply ethical principles in psychological research.
04. Conduct research projects in psychology and critically interpret findings
05. Communicate research methods and outcomes to peer and lay audiences

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
One full-day research conference at the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
One full-day research conference at the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
One full-day research conference at the Bundoora campus.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 36 - 36
One 1.00 hour lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 36 and delivered via video conference.
Thesis formatting seminar

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 7.00 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research proposal (5,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task: students integrate research question with design and data analysis.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement:Formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent)
Hurdle requirement: formative task.

N/AOtherIndividualYes0 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5