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PSYN8920 – Clinical Neuropsychology Dissertation I

2021 – Session 1, Weekday attendance, North Ryde

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General Information

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Unit convenor and teaching staff Unit convenor and teaching staff
Greg Savage
Credit points Credit points
10
Prerequisites Prerequisites
Admission to MClinNeuro and (PSYN918 or PSYN8918)
Corequisites Corequisites
Co-badged status Co-badged status
Unit description Unit description
This unit involves the preparation of a research thesis as planned in PSYN8918 Research Proposal, and progressed in PSYN8920 Clinical Neuropsychology Dissertation 1. The research findings are submitted in the form of a 5,000-8,000 word journal article, evaluated by a Macquarie-based examiner and an external examiner.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • ULO1: Conduct an empirical research project which has direct relevance for clinical neuropsychology.
  • ULO2: Apply data analysis techniques used in neuropsychological research.
  • ULO3: UL03 Submit a draft of the introduction to the empirical paper which is completed in PSYN8921

Assessment Tasks

Name Weighting Hurdle Due
Literature review draft 100% No 4/6/21

Literature review draft

Assessment Type 1: Literature review
Indicative Time on Task 2: 30 hours
Due: 4/6/21
Weighting: 100%

Students submit a draft of the literature review intended to form the Introduction section of the dissertation to be submitted in PSYN8921. The draft should be 2000-3000 words in length and formatted according to the guidelines in the APA Style Manual


On successful completion you will be able to:
  • Conduct an empirical research project which has direct relevance for clinical neuropsychology.
  • Apply data analysis techniques used in neuropsychological research.
  • UL03 Submit a draft of the introduction to the empirical paper which is completed in PSYN8921

1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:

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2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation

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