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PS3015: METHODOLOGY A (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

The main aim of this course is to help students
prepare, evaluate and run their own Psychological research.  As such this is a ‘hands-on’ course, where
students will have the opportunity to conduct a small research project and
practice using SPSS for a variety of statistical analyses.  The course also provides a thorough grounding
in qualitative and quantitative research methods through a lecture series.
Specific topics covered in this course
include: verification and falsification of results; ANOVA and qualitative
research strategies.
This course also features workshops on
employability, providing students with information on career planning,
networking etc.  

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Bert Timmermans

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

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?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will impart the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out and evaluate psychological research using quantitative and qualitative methods.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam

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Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Oral presentation

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Research Participation

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Report: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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