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PS5302: BASIC RESEARCH METHODS FOR POSTGRADUATES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

A thorough understanding of common statistical techniques and the ability to apply them is essential to conduct research in Psychology. This course provides lectures on the most important statistical techniques in Psychology accompanied by workshops in which students perform PC based data analysis exercises.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Soren Andersen

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either MRes Psychology (Science) or Master Of Science In Foundations Of Clinical Psychology

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

A thorough understanding of common statistical techniques and the ability to apply them is essential to conduct research in Psychology. This course provides lectures on the most important statistical techniques in Psychology accompanied by workshops in which students perform PC based data analysis exercises.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Weekly Worksheets (25%); MCQ Exam (75%).

Resit:

- Resubmission of course work

- Oral examination as resit for MCQ Exam

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Oral feedback is provided directly and immediately during workshops.

Written feedback is provided on weekly worksheets within one week of submission.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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