Psychology Project

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Swinburne University
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About this unit

You’ve got all the statistics and theory behind you, now you just need to put it all together. This online Psychology Project unit of study lets you do just that, so you can test your knowledge and work with others to undertake applied research.

This unit of study gives you the chance to review your psychology fundamentals through practice, so that you can build professional-level skills. You will need to rely on your theories and methods to create robust tests and testing environments, and will get first-hand experience in evaluating the effectiveness of your tests through their administration and scoring.

Working with a group, you will gain valuable communication and project management skills and will work together to ensure your project operates with cultural awareness and sensitivity to your subjects.

Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Swinburne University, this unit of study is a core requirement of the Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) course at Swinburne University.

Eligibility

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed the following unit because it is considered academically equivalent:

  • Psychological Measurement Project

Before enrolling, you must have successfully completed all of the following units:

And one of the following units:

Areas of study

In this Psychology Project unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Theories and methods for psychological measurement
  • Fundamentals of test correction
  • Methods for evaluating the properties and quality of tests
  • Administration and scoring of tests
  • Cultural appropriateness and sensitivity
  • Professional and ethical issues in psychological measurement and research

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit will provide you with a practical testing ground for the knowledge you have gained in your previous units. It provides you with an opportunity to work with others on project design, delivery and evaluation, and will develop your interpersonal skills. This unit is a core requirement of the Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) at Swinburne University.

The unit will develop your ability to:

  • Put psychological theories into practice
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of psychological measures and report on your findings
  • Work with others in a team environment and communicate between colleagues and subjects
  • Identify the pros and cons of different methods of measurement

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Psychology Project from Swinburne University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP is available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
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