HONOURS PSYCHOLOGY THESIS

PSY4HOT

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject you will work closely with an individual 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 PSY41HON OR PSY4HNB

Equivalent subjectsPSY4HNB OR PSY4HNA OR PSY41HON

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

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

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, All Year, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnnukka Lindell

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 39 - 39
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via video conference.
"Thesis formatting seminar"

WorkShop Week: 15 - 17
One 7.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 17 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/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4, SILO5
Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo100 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/Seminar Week: 39 - 39
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via video conference.
"Thesis formatting seminar"

WorkShop Week: 15 - 17
One 7.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 17 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/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4, SILO5
Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo100 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/Seminar Week: 39 - 39
One 1.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 39 and delivered via video conference.
"Thesis formatting seminar"

WorkShop Week: 15 - 17
One 7.00 h workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 17 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/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Research development forum: conference summary and presentation (1,000- words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: Formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO4, SILO5
Ethics application (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: formative task.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Research thesis (10,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5