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PY6212 - Doctoral Thesis B (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: PY6212 PY6216
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to students admitted to the DPsych program.

Students will independently plan, design and commence research in an applied setting or clinical practice. The study should demonstrate original and critical thought and should relate to a well defined area of mental health. The research planned should have the capacity to make a significant, substantial and original contribution to knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

  • to prepare a comprehensive literature review and detailed research proposal.

Subject Assessment

  • Assessment relevant to the thesis proposal to the satisfaction of the thesis adviser; preparation of a research proposal; presentation of a seminar based on the thesis proposal; submission of the proposal to the University Ethics Committee.
Prerequisites: PY6201


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 58, Mixed attendance
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Mixed attendance
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)

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