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PSY8020 Advanced Research Techniques

Short Description: Advanced Research Techniques
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090701 - Psychology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: PSY8010 or must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MPPS or DPHD

Other requisites

Students must first obtain permission of the course examiner to enrol

Synopsis

Students will be introduced to a number of techniques. The course also revises and builds upon relevant previous course material. Students will learn to think about research designs and research hypotheses in a more critical, intuitive and constructive way. These techniques are also applied to examples that students may face as a part of their professional career. The course is broken into 3 residential workshops - each one runs for 2 days. The material covered is assessed in 2 assignments of equal weighting. The Examiner may choose to break either or both assessment pieces into multiple smaller assessment items, if they believe this will aid student learning. Final details of each assessment item will be discussing in the first workshop.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba