Courses & Units

Research Design & Ethics KHA451

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit revises and expands on the research design and statistical analyses covered in the undergraduate psychology program and covers the ethics requirements for conducting and reporting research.It extends statistical analyses to more advanced statistical methods relevant to research and applied settings in Psychology, including the implications for design. It reviews the application of Analysis of Variance, and regression, then introduces advanced statistical methods, their purpose, assumptions and application. Methods covered include multiple regression, multilevel linear modelling, mediation and moderation, loglinear analysis, logistic regression, exploratory factor analysis and (a taster only) structural equation modelling (SEM). SPSS 21.0 will be the primary software package for computing statistical analyses.

Summary

Unit name Research Design & Ethics
Unit code KHA451
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator Dr Mike Garry (Hobart)
Teaching staff

Dr Matt Palmer (Launceston)

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 090701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One 1-hr lecture and One 2-hr practical weekly (13 weeks)

Assessment

Assignments totalling 3000 words (40%), Prac Exercises (20%), Exam 2 hours in exam period (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

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