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Applied Psychology Dissertation (PSY600)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 12
Description A substantial research investigation into an aspect of applied psychology reported as a relevant review of literature and journal article. Full-time enrolment should be continuous and last no longer than 2 years. If it is determined there has been inadequate progress, a warning may be sent. Where a dissertation is not completed within the period, the student may be required to complete by a given date or, where a written warning has previously been issued, be excluded from the course.
Timetabled Learning Activities Dissertation: approximately 9 hours per week for 37 weeks.
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is receiving mentoring from your academic supervisor.
Assessment Written feedback on your project is provided by your supervisor typically on two drafts. The submitted thesis is assessed by two independent markers .
Prerequisites Enrolment in MAppPsych (Clinical or Organisational).
Notes Students commencing enrolment in the Applied Psychology Dissertation may not enrol in PSY600 and must enrol in PSY690 in conjunction with PSY655.
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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