HPS707 - Applied Methodology
|Year||2015 unit information|
Not offered 2015, next offered 2016
Students must be enrolled in H750 Master of Psychology (Clinical) to enrol in this unit
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%