To be read in conjunction with the program of study requirements of the degree in which you are enrolled:
To qualify for Honours in Psychology a student must complete satisfactorily 36 units of study as specified below. The program requires one year of full-time study or the equivalent part-time.
There is no automatic entry to the Honours program in Psychology.
The aims of the Honours course in psychology are to build on earlier training to provide a broad base in contemporary psychological theory and research, to bring diverse psychology subject areas together by pointing to shared themes, issues, problems and techniques, and to enhance students' understanding of methodological and data analysis issues.
It aims to better acquaint students with the actual process of research, to show how Psychology can contribute to understanding and solving real-world problems, and to promote critical or evaluative thinking (e.g., about theory, methods, applications).
Students graduating with an Honours degree in Psychology should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
Students undertake 18 units of thesis and 18 units of core topics.
PSYC7002A Psychology Honours Thesis (9/18 units)
PSYC7002B Psychology Honours Thesis (9/18 units)
PSYC7006 Contemporary Issues in Psychology (4.5 units)
PSYC7007 Applications of Psychology (4.5 units)
PSYC7056A Research and Practice in Psychology: Part 1 (4.5 units)
PSYC7056B Research and Practice in Psychology: Part 2 (4.5 units)
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