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

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:01


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

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MRes Psychology (Science)

Contact Teaching Time

18 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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