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HPS707 - Applied Methodology

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

Prerequisite:

HPS779

Incompatible with: HPS907
Contact hours:

3 hours per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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

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
$769$769$2934$3112

* 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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