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PS5008: INTRODUCTION TO THE POSTGRADUATE PROCESS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to postgraduate study in psychology, including issues surrounding ethics and data protection. It also includes sessions on the history of psychology and philosophy of science.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Soren Andersen

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • MRes Psychology (Science) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

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

Managing the staff-supervisor relationship. Teaching and assessment skills. Ethics and data protection. Historical and philosophical issues in psychology.

Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

One extended essay on seminar topic chosen by the student (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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