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HPS428 - Honours in Psychology Part D

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:0.250
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in courses H345, H451 and H452

Unit chair:

Jarrad Lum





Incompatible with:



Honours in Psychology is divided into four parts-2 coursework and 2 thesis-each worth 2 credit points. All 4 parts must be successfully completed before a result will be obtained.


The thesis component of Psychology Honours contributes 50% of the final grade, and is divided into HPS427 (Trimester 1) and HPS428 (Trimester 2).


Assessment task 1: Thesis proposal assignment
- 1500 word thesis proposal
- 10-minute oral presentation
Assessment task 2: Written empirical research report (5000 words)
The thesis proposal and the written empirical report constitute the full assessment in the paired units HPS427 and HPS428. The thesis proposal and empirical report contribute 30% and 70% respectively to the final mark for the thesis component.

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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