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PY4107 - Group Project Part 2 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
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 School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods

Students are required to conduct a group project that culminates in a thesis. This subject involves regular meetings with a research supervisor throughout the course of the year; participation in professional orientation and development seminars 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;
  • use information technologies and appropriate techniques to analyse, interpret, and report research findings and data and generate solutions to problems in psychology as evidenced by conducting a group research project under the supervision of a member of staff;
  • exercise critical thinking and judgement in the conduct of scientific investigations to address psychological questions.

Subject Assessment

  • 0% hurdle - group project presentation (%)
  • integrated assessment across subject chain (%).
Prerequisites: PY4106Must 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.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr David Mitchell.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours - Research supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Nerina Caltabiano.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours - Research supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours - Research supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours - Research supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours - Research supervision
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.