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HPS707 - Applied Methodology

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered 2015, next offered 2016

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in H750 Master of Psychology (Clinical) to enrol in this unit

Unit chair:

Jarrad Lum





Incompatible with: HPS907
Contact hours:

3 hours per week


This unit will focus on a variety of methodological approaches to research based upon the scientist-practitioner model of evidence-based practice. The course materials will review methods and statistical analyses with special reference to meta-analysis, clinical trials of psychological treatments, diagnostic accuracy of instruments and epidemiological studies. Students will be required to demonstrate their understanding of analyses appropriate to hypothesis testing, to run and interpret analyses, and to critically evaluate health issues and selected papers.


Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (oral presentation and 1500 word report) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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