PSY8604 Psychology Doctorate Project D
This is the fourth of four project courses that contribute to the professional doctorate. This course involves the completion of the research component as outlined in the proposal submitted in Project A and conducted in the studies in Project B and Project C. The student will be expected to exhibit competence in using the appropriate analytical procedures to examine the hypotheses guiding the research program, reporting and integrating the results of the studies completed, critically examining the findings in terms of theoretical underpinnings of the research, previous findings, methodological issues, and directions for future study. When required, it is also expected that the student will use qualitative and quantitative techniques to triangulate sources of evidence and substantiate the thesis arguments. A written report (up to 30,000 words) will be submitted for examination and an oral presentation of findings will be required. The quality of the dissertation will meet the standard of a good refereed journal in its field.