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Last modified: 23 Jun 2020 11:26

Course Overview

Students have an opportunity to explore the role of
research as a counselling skills practitioner and will utilise a mix of
theoretical and experiential methods. 

See 'Further Information & Notes'.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Anne Smith

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Course Description

Following an introduction to the course and to group work, subsequent sessions will include guidance and instruction on a research project in Counselling Skills Theory. This will include guidance on keeping a research diary, collection of data, its organisation and collation and other relevant information. Students will be supported in the construction and writing of a dissertation on an approved topic and in methods of referencing and presenting data.   During the course students will share and discuss their own work, providing peer group support and constructive criticism on preliminary drafts, with assistance from the tutor on research problems. Individual tutorials will form part of the course at the following stages: following submission of the original outline dissertation; following submission of of the final detailed plan; following the submission of a preliminary draft; in oral examination of the dissertation.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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