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Course Overview

This course constitutes final year thesis for any joint honours Behavioural Studies degree.  The project within the Behavioural Studies programme is a Library based one. Students perform a literature search focused on a topic or question agreed with their supervisor. Students produce under supervision a literature review in answer to a research question. For joint honours students the thesis itself begins in January and the final draft of the thesis is handed in for assessment at the end of the second term.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Both Sessions Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Constanze Hesse

Qualification Prerequisites

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

  • PS3011 Psychological Assessment (Passed)
  • PS3520 Social Psychology (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • PS3518 Developmental Psychology (Passed)
  • One of MA Behavioural Studies - Legal Studies (Studied) or MA Behavioural Studies-Politics (Studied) or MA Behavioural Studies-Sociology (Studied) or MA Behavioural Studies-Management Studies (Studied) or MA Behavioural Studies - Philosophy (Studied) or MA Anthropology-Behavioural Studies (Studied) or BSc Behavioural Studies-Computing Science (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • PS4019 Psychology Thesis (Studied)
  • PS4034 Library-Based Thesis Project (Studied)
  • PS4038 Psychology Joint Honours Thesis (Studied)
  • PS4507 Research Project Joint Honours (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course will impart and develop the skills and knowledge required to understand psychological research.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Anthropology-Behavioural Studies
  • MA Behavioural Studies - Philosophy
  • MA Behavioural Studies-Business Management
  • MA Behavioural Studies-Sociology
  • Non-Graduating Student in Science Iss

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: Submission of an honours thesis. Resit: Resubmission of Thesis.

Formative Assessment

Students receive formative feedback from their supervisor for the duration of the project.


Feedback is provided to students from the supervisor.

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