• Offered by Research School of Psychology
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Course subject Psychology
  • Areas of interest Psychology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Conal Monaghan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of major research methods, ethics and statistical analyses used in professional psychology
  2. Analyse and interpret data relevant to applied research
  3. Systematically and critically review and interpret a body of psychological research literature
  4. Demonstrate effective and efficient communication skills in a variety of media

Indicative Assessment

Assessment 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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Workload

Weekly 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

In order to enrol in this course you need to be active in the Master of Professional Psychology.

Assumed Knowledge

undergraduate psychology research methods and statistics

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4200
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $6000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4095 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person View

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