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Honours Thesis in Psychology 12cp (6cp) (7366.6)

Level: Undergraduate Honours Level
Credit Points: 12
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Psychology


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The syllabus is based on the requirements of the Australian Psychological Accreditation Council. Students will undertake an individual supervised research project in psychology, comprising topic definition, literature review, design, data collection and analyses, and write up a thesis of between 10,000 and 12,000 words. The project will be conducted within appropriate ethical guidelines. The topic will reflect the mutual interests of supervisor and student.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Design and execute a research project relating to a psychological issue to a standard acceptable to the profession;

2. Independently undertake an analysis of data derived from survey or experimental designs in psychology; and

3. Communicate the results of an independent research project in a form acceptable to the profession.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

As arranged by supervisor and unit convener.


Must have passed or be enrolled in 10112 Research Methods in Psychology PG.


Must be enrolled in 769AA Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours).

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