This topic is taught and assessed as a continuum. Students must enrol in all topic components in the same academic year.
This topic deals with several domains of knowledge and skill that are essential for psychology researchers and practitioners. These are: the application of scientific principles to the advancement of knowledge; ethics; advanced research design and data analysis, the link between research and psychological practice; and communication skills.
The topic is intended to provide knowledge and skills that are needed by psychology researchers and practitioners. The aims are to enhance students' ability to: