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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 Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Constanze Hesse

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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?


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.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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