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PY4104 - Psychology Thesis Part 1 of 2

Credit points: 6
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: PY4104 PY4105
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Available to psychology students who have completed three years of study and who have been accepted into level 4 of the psychology honours program. 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 design and conduct an independent research 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 students research at an annual mini-conference.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop independent research skills in a research project supervised by a staff member.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY4050 PY4060 PY4102 PY4101

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.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Nerina Caltabiano
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Research supervision
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Research supervision
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Research supervision
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Research supervision
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Research supervision
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

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.