HPS742 - Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H650 Graduate Diploma of Psychology and H664 Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Pre-Practice)

Previously: Research Methods in Psychology C




Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour seminar (campus) per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour seminar (online) per week


This unit aims to provide students with the necessary skills required to both write and critically evaluate systematic reviews and meta-analysis. The coursework covers how to prepare a review protocol, developing and executing a review methodology, undertaking an assessment of bias as well as synthesising data using meta-analysis. The unit also covers advanced meta-analysis topics including how to assess for publication bias and undertake moderator analysis.

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