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PY6202 - Masters Thesis B (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Subject chain: PY6202 PY6203
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Available to MPsych students.

This subject is the second of three subjects that comprise the research thesis. It can be in the form of a traditional thesis or as a combination of a literature review and manuscript in the format required of a publishable journal article. It should be an empirical study, supervised by a staff member, relating to an area of health or mental health. It may take the form of an experiment, a survey of some kind, an evaluation of the efficacy of an applied program, or a clinical within-subject study.

Learning Outcomes

  • knowledge of the particular issues, including ethical concerns, associated with applied research;
  • the development of research skills suitable for applied projects;
  • the development of responsibility, independence and professionalism in undertaking an extended applied project;
  • to reinforce the research orientation to applied practice.
Prerequisites: PY6201
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PY6006

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 58, Limited
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Assessment: the dissertation will be assessed on the standard of the written report by two examiners, one of whom should be external to the university (100%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 59, Limited
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Assessment: the dissertation will be assessed on the standard of the written report by two examiners, one of whom should be external to the university (100%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Block
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Assessment: the dissertation will be assessed on the standard of the written report by two examiners, one of whom should be external to the university (100%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Block
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Face to face teaching (Consult School for on-campus attendance requirements)
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Assessment: the dissertation will be assessed on the standard of the written report by two examiners, one of whom should be external to the university (100%).

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