This course is not offered in 2019
This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to undertake research and utilize scientific literature in professional practice settings.
You will learn about research methods, statistical analyses and relevant software as well as ethical frameworks relevant to the conduct of psychological research.
You will also learn to synthesize and interpret scientific literature relating to professional practice.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of major research methods, ethics and statistical analyses used in professional psychology
- Analyse and interpret data relevant to applied research
- Systematically and critically review and interpret a body of psychological research literature
- Demonstrate effective and efficient communication skills in a variety of media
Indicative AssessmentAssessment will be based on:
- Workshop tests (20%; LO 1-4)
- Written review report (40%; LO 3,4)
- Final exam (40%; LO 1-3)
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WorkloadWeekly contact hours will comprise 3 hours of face-to-face activities including lectures and/or workshops. The workload is expected to be 130 hours, including study time, spread over the semester or session.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed Knowledgeundergraduate psychology research methods and statistics
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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