Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
PS1511 builds on PS1011. You will learn more about research methods in Psychology through lectures, practicals, and taking part in experiment-demonstrations. You will also learn how to set up and conduct a Psychology experiment yourself. Part of the lectures will focus on statistics, to equip you with the skills to analyze and interpret your own data, culminating in a written research report, in which your critical thinking skills will be encouraged. You will also learn about the role of ethics in research. This course will enable you to spot the difference between ‘pop-science’ and genuine science.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course will cover core experimental methods and research design in psychology. These experimental methods will be linked to a range of data handling techniques and interpretation skills.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (80%) and MCQ exam (20%). Coursework will consist of practical reports, assessed oral presentations, SONA experimental participation credits.
Resit: Resubmitted failed or missing coursework assignments and/or MCQ exam.
There are no assessments for this course.
Students will receive written feedback on continuous assessment.