Courses & Units

Research Methods 3 KHA350

Hobart, Launceston


Third year core unit for a Psychology major and must be taken by students proceeding to Honours in Psychology. Lectures will take place in Hobart and will be video-conferenced to Launceston.


Research methods lectures extend studies in experimental design and analysis to the use of analysis of variance, planned and post hoc comparisons, analysis of interactions, and repeated measures designs. Students are also introduced to regression and trend analysis, two factor non-orthogonal designs, three factor, multivariate and repeated measures analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance.

In laboratory classes students further develop skills in the design of experiments, data analysis and interpretation, and the use of statistical packages for analysis of variance, and presentation of results in a written form. The unit aims to assist students develop the knowledge and skills required to select the appropriate statistics for the analysis of common experimental designs in psychology, and to conduct and critically interpret the results of such analyses.


Unit name Research Methods 3
Unit code KHA350
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Teaching staff

Assoc Prof Raimondo Bruno (Coordinator)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 090701

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Teaching Pattern

2 hr lecture weekly, 2-hr laboratory class weekly


2-hr Examination (50%), Weekly Prac Exercises and Web-based Assessments (10%), Prac quiz (10%), Practical Test (30%)

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