|1.||Students will develop technical and theoretical knowledge of research paradigms and associated research design and methodologies.|
|2.||Students will critically appraise the application of various quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods in the context of program evaluation.|
|3.||Students will independently undertake a review of the literature in a chosen area of relevance to the counselling field. They will critically analyse and synthesise the literature, identifying and responding to a problem of concern to the counselling field. They will articulate the outcome of the review in a formal report|
|4.||Students will plan an intervention appropriate to the problem identified in their review of the literatur|
|5.||Students will design a methodology to evaluate an intervention and communicate their planned evaluation via a written program evaluation proposal.|
|Literature Review||Review of literature in the counselling field||35%|
|Thesis||Program and evaluation proposal||35%|
|Test||Research methods test||30%|
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