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Coffs Harbour Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

Hons Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

8

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Provides students with the opportunity to obtain experience in designing and implementing empirical research, under supervision, in a specialised field of psychology. The unit will culminate in a conference presentation and a written research report

Unit content

  • Designing & implementing a research project
  • Appropriate analysis and reporting of empirical data
  • Reporting research findings as a conference presentation
  • Writing a research report in the style of a journal article

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Collect and analyse valid, reliable data
2 Communicate research findings at a conference to a professionally acceptable standard
3 Produce an empirically-based research report

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Collect and analyse valid, reliable data
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  2. Communicate research findings at a conference to a professionally acceptable standard
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. Produce an empirically-based research report
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.