PSY723 Doctoral Dissertation (Psychology) (64)


The doctoral dissertation involves conceptualising, planning, implementing, and writing up a program of research which extends knowledge in the practice of psychology.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
Distance*Bathurst Campus
Session 2
DistanceBathurst Campus
*This subject offering contains a residential school. Please view following information for further details.
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Eight sessionsSY/USSchool of Psychology

Assumed Knowledge


Enrolment restrictions

Available only to Doctor of Psychology students

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to plan and execute programs of substantial research in issues relevant to the practice of psychology


The subject will cover the following topics:
Students design and implement an empirical study that is of a clinical or forensic nature

Residential School

This subject contains a compulsory 5 day residential school. Students attend 5 days of residential school per year.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.