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PS5700: PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH SKILLS 2 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:01


Course Overview

These courses introduce more of the core skills required for a career in research, including report writing, preparing for the viva examination, dealing with non-academic audiences, and planning a career route.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second 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

Writing the 9-month report and MRes thesis. The viva process. Dealing with non-academic audiences; the press and non-academic users. Career routes for postgraduate students.

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

Press release (40%) and report of their research suitable for non-academic users (60%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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