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PS5902: APPLYING RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN PSYCHOLOGY (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:01


Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the issues associated with conducting research with various populations including children, clinical patients, and older adults. It covers the process of working in collaboration with industry, and the techniques available for collecting data over the internet.

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

Single case studies in research and clinical psychology. Conducting research involving children. Conducting research involving clinical populations. Conducting research in collaboration with industry. Conducting research over the internet. Conducting research with older adults.

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 discussing the issues surrounding research with special populations (100%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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