This unit (or these units, as the case may be) involves developing, conducting, and reporting a substantial independent study of a psychological nature. Basically, it involves you doing some science and then telling people about it. Awesome!
There are three major components to the research project. First, under the guidance of your supervisor, you will review the relevant research literature, develop a research question, design a study, and prepare a written (four A4 page) research proposal. This written proposal is distributed to two assessors, who’ll provide written feedback. You’ll also present a version of your proposal in a seminar to staff and other Honours students. This process is the mechanism for gaining School approval for your project, and an important step in gaining ethical approval. Second, once you have ethical approval, you’ll conduct a piece of research and analyse your data. Then you’ll present the results of your research (in poster form) as part of the Honours Results Day. Finally, you’ll submit a (roughly) 10,000 word written thesis.
|Unit name||Research Project B|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Jim Sauer
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $1,671.00||2020: $4,890.00||090701|
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Pre-requisites: KHA451, KHA457 (or KHA456)
Participation in research results presentation workshop. Attend regular supervision with research supervisor.
10,000‐word research thesis (94%), research results presentation (6%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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