Research Project (Clinical and Forensic) H2

PSY80154 25 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • One Semester/teaching period

Contact hours

  • Individual supervision

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Winter
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
17 Jun 24 - 28 Jul 24

Results:
13 Aug 24

Last self enrolment:
17 Jun 24

Census:
28 Jun 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Jul 24

Dates:
29 Jul 24 - 27 Oct 24

Results:
3 Dec 24

Last self enrolment:
11 Aug 24

Census:
31 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
13 Sep 24

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

HT3  Term 3

Dates:
29 Jul 24 - 8 Sep 24

Results:
8 Oct 24

Last self enrolment:
29 Jul 24

Census:
9 Aug 24

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Aug 24


Prerequisites

PSY80153 Research Project (Clinical and Forensic) H1

Aims and objectives

The aims are to develop and extend; skills in literature searching, plus review and integration of psychological literature; advanced understanding of research methodology as applied to a moderately sized independent research project; skills in psychological measurement and statistical or qualitative analysis applied to an independent research project; practical research skills such as interviewing, recruitment of research participants, liaising with community organisations and completing ethics applications; skills in presenting research proposals and findings both orally and in writing and to produce a 40,000 to 60,000 empirical research thesis that is an original and significant contribution to knowledge in the Clinical and Forensic Psychology field.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Acquire sophisticated communication skills to present research findings and integrate cogently present findings to peers and the community.
2. Critically evaluate existing knowledge and with creativity and expertise communicate knowledge and practice implications.
3. Expertly execute a research thesis.