PSY8601 Psychology Doctorate Project A
This is the first of four project courses that contribute to the professional doctorate. The course involves selecting a topic and supervisor, conducting a thorough literature review, and developing a detailed thesis proposal that critically summarises the current substantive, practice and research methodology issues. The student will be expected to exhibit competence in conducting a thorough literature search using various data bases, identifying pivotal issues, formulating appropriate research questions and hypotheses derived from theory and empirical findings, and designing methods appropriate to investigating the research question(s). A written report (up to 8,000 words) will be submitted to the supervisor.