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PY4106 - Group Project Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Subject chain: PY4106 PY4107
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to psychology students who have completed three years of study and who have been accepted into the Graduate Diploma of Psychology. Except with the approval of the Head of Academic Group, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Students are required as a small group to conduct a group project that culminates in a journal article. This subject involves regular meetings with a research supervisor throughout the course of the year; participation in professional orientation and the presentation of a paper based on the group's research at an annual mini-conference.

Learning Outcomes

  • communicate a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas through well-developed written and spoken English language skills to a variety of audiences;
  • exercise critical thinking and judgement in the conduct of scientific investigations to address psychological questions;
  • use information technologies and appropriate techniques to analyse, interpret, and report research findings and data and generate culturally responsive solutions to problems in psychology as evidenced by conducting a group research project under the supervision of a member of staff, and the writing of a journal article.

Subject Assessment

  • Integrated across the subject chain - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Literature review - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Proposal - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit the research proposal and literature review; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

Prerequisites: Must complete 72 credit points of level 1, 2, and 3 subjects from an undergraduate Psychology course, and be accepted into the 4th year psychology stream before enrolling in any level 4 PY subjects.
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Combinations:
PY4102

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 06-Apr-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours specialised - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 03-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours specialised - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 30-Nov-2023
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours specialised - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coord/Lect: Professor James Dimmock.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours specialised - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Professor James Dimmock, Dr Lauren Shaw
Lecturers: Professor James Dimmock, Dr Lauren Shaw.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours online activity - Supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.