This unit of study requires students to have completed Minor Thesis (Part A), and to execute the counselling research project that they have designed in Minor Thesis (Part A). Following the implementation of the intervention program, students will conduct an evaluation of the intervention program. Based on this evaluation, students will discuss the implications and limitations of the intervention program and make recommendations for future intervention programs.

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APT6006 - Research Methods in Counselling

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Conceptually map the intervention program completed in APT6013 Minor Thesis (Part A);  
  2. Evaluate the implementation of an implemented intervention program; and  
  3. Analyse the implementation of the program and identify relevant implications and limitations.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Presentation Presentation of the intervention program(10 mins) 10%
Project Evaluation of intervention program (4000 words) 60%
Review Review of the intervention program including implications (2000 words) 30%
The successful completion of APT6013 Minor Thesis (Part B) and the successful completion of APT6013 Minor Thesis (Part A) are deemed to be equivalent of a Minor Thesis of approximately 10,000-12,000 words.

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