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BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078)

Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 15
Availability MURDOCH: H-internal, S1-internal, S2-internal, SUM-internal, W-internal, Y-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit provides students with the opportunity to carry out a piece of empirical research under supervision. Students are expected to negotiate a research topic in conjunction with a supervisor. The thesis reporting the empirical research represents 15 of the 24 points required for the Honours year.
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Assessment There are two assessable pieces of work produced in this unit: i) a research thesis (12,000 words), which reports the original empirical research that was undertaken by the student for their Honours project, and ii) a poster presentation of the results of the study, presented to the School of Psychology and Exercise Science. Students can receive written feedback on a draft of their thesis from their supervisor prior to submission of the final thesis. The thesis and poster are assessed by examiners and a written report on the examination is provided to the student.
Prerequisites Enrolment in H1256 Psychology Honours (BA(Hons)), or H1251 Honours in Psychology (BA(Hons)), or H1195 Psychology Honours (BPsych(Hons)), or H1116 Honours in Psychology (BA(Hons)).
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-02) (Discontinued) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 2
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-03) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 3
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-04) (Discontinued) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 4
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-06) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 6
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-07) (Discontinued) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 7
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-08) (Discontinued) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 8
Timetabled Learning Activities
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-09) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 9
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
BA Honours Thesis in Psychology (PSY5078-12) - as for PSY5078 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Credit Points 12
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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