Course Title: Thesis 3

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Thesis 3

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Bundoora Campus


150H Health Sciences


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015


Bundoora Campus


173H School of Health and Biomed


Sem 1 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022,
Sem 1 2023

Course Coordinator: Dr. Prasad Podugu

Course Coordinator Phone: +6139925

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

System Enforced Pre-requisites (Enforced by SAMS)


Course Description

Thesis 3 requires you to have made satisfactory progress in your research program, with a specific emphasis on progress in data collection and analysis, as well as any issues surrounding the general progress of the research project.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcome for MC002 Master of Clinical Psychology:

  • PLO 5: demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of empirical investigation or inquiry as a scientist-practitioner, predicated on the principles of clinical psychological practice, with a variety of psychological phenomena or problems.


On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. Articulate and justify your research progress and stage of data collection in a presentation.
  2. Demonstrate a sound understanding of data analysis principles, including rationale for choices.


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities associated with this course will require participation in individual supervision and personal study to support your research project. You are expected to read widely in the areas related to your research project.

Teacher Guided Hours: 12

Learner Directed Hours: 108

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning resources for this course will be guided by your thesis supervisor in terms of specific readings, references, and library resources. You will also be guided to relevant on line resources and agencies. RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Overview of Assessment

This course has no hurdle requirements.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1: Ethical Challenges Task

Weighting 50%

This assessment task supports CLOs 1 & 2

Assessment Task 2: Statistical Analysis Plan

Weighting 50%

This assessment task supports CLOs 1 & 2