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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Singapore First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr G Walker


Students will develop a viable research proposal to address a question of psychological importance. They will make application to SCERH for approval to conduct the research.


On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Analyse theories, concepts and issues central to aspecific topic;
  2. Design a research study including the selection of an appropriate methodology;
  3. Understand the options available in research design and analysis, and how to select them;
  4. Know the ethical and professional issues confronting researchers;
  5. Be able to complete a successful application for Ethics Approval.


OCDL: Submission of a research proposal, and an application to SCERH for research approval. On-campus: Oral presentation of the rationale and design of the proposed research study, and application to SCERH for research approval

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Gordon Walker