Thesis 2

Unit code: APC7902 | Study level: Postgraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park
APC7901 - Thesis 1
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


This unit is the second of two units designed to provide students with experience in planning, conducting, analysing and reporting a thesis in an area of specialisation relevant to Clinical or Community Psychology. Students will work with a thesis supervisor to undertake and report on a research project, in the form of an 8,000 word manuscript suitable for submission to a peer reviewed journal.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Implement appropriate methods to collect and analyse data;
  2. Interrogate complex information, and synthesise a range of conceptual information and empirical data to draw defensible conclusions;
  3. Conduct an independent research project under supervision with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability; and
  4. Distil ideas and persuasively communicate research findings to an academic audience.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Thesis
Grade: 100%
Submission of a Thesis in the form of an article suitable for submission to a reputable peer reviewed journal (8,000 words)

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