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PSY4511

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

18 points, SCA Band 1, 0.375 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Full year 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Full year 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Singapore Full year 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Penny Hasking

Synopsis

Students are required to conduct a research project based on the research proposal. This will involve collecting data and analysing it in an appropriate manner. Students will be required to submit written progress reports to their supervisors at regular intervals throughout the year. Students will write up the research in the form of a research report and a review of relevant literature.

Objectives

In undertaking this unit, students will:

  1. learn the skills of producing a literature review relevant to the topic of their research;
  2. collect, analyse, and interpret data; and
  3. produce an independent assessable research report according to the specifications of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association which will be ready to submit for publication.

Assessment

Literature review (30%)
Research report (70%) Oral presentation (on campus)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Penny Hasking

Contact hours

First and Second Semesters (full year)

Co-requisites

PSY4502 & PSY4510