Department of Counselling and Psychology Course Outline
Course Title Honours Research Project
Course Code PSY411-2
Number of Credits 6
Duration of Weeks 30
Contact Hours Per Week
Students work out a schedule of appointments with their supervisors to discuss the progress of their research projects. They are expected to meet with their supervisors at least ten times during the two semesters.
Pre-requisite Course(s)
PSY103 Statistics for Social Sciences
PSY206 Research Methods and Designs
PSY213 Computer Assisted Data Analysis
PSY214 Qualitative Research Methods
Course Aims
The course allows students to integrate their psychological knowledge and apply their research skills. Students review literatures, design a research study, collect data, conduct statistical analyses, and write a report in accordance with the APA stipulation.
Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. identify problems or areas of interest for research

2. conduct a literature survey

3. design a study based on literature

4. collect data 

5. conduct data analysis and hypothesis testing

6. present research findings

7. write up a research proposal and a report in accordance with professionally designated standards
Assessment
 
Assessment Tasks
Weighting
Honours Research Project I
1.
Research Plan Presentation
30%
2.
Research Proposal 
70%
    100%
Honours Research Project I
3.
Results Presentation
20%
4.
Final Write-up
80%
 
 
100%
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