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PS2018: ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGY 1 - METHODS AND APPLICATIONS (2019-2020)

Last modified: 28 Aug 2019 09:08


Course Overview

This course aims to introduce students to a broad range of methods used in psychological research. Lectures cover methods used to collect physiological data (e.g. brain imaging techniques), behavioural data (e.g. measures of task performance) and self-report data (e.g. survey, questionnaire and interview techniques).   Practical classes involve students working in small groups to design studies, collect and analyse data, and write reports. Practical sessions are also used to teach students to use a statistical software package (SPSS) to analyse data collected in psychological studies.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr David Sutherland

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • PS2016 Advanced Psychology 1 - Methods and Applications (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will cover a range of core research methods and data handling techniques used in contemporary psychological research.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

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Learning Outcomes
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Feedback

Students will receive written feedback during continuous assessment.

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

Re-submission of failed elements

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