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The main aim of this course is to help students prepare, evaluate and run their own Psychological research. As such this is a ‘hands-on’ course, where students will have the opportunity to conduct a small research project and practice using SPSS for a variety of statistical analyses. The course also provides a thorough grounding in qualitative and quantitative research methods through a lecture series. Specific topics covered in this course include: verification and falsification of results; ANOVA and qualitative research strategies. This course also features workshops on employability, providing students with information on career planning, networking etc.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
35% 35-question Multiple Choice Question "class test" in Week 12: open book, timed 1 hour (25 stats theory and 10 qual theory)
25% 5 Online SPSS Lab Assignments
35% Qualitative Group Report
Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Understand||Attain knowledge of the general principles of psychological research and the most common elementary designs of qualitative analysis and statistical methods for use in practicals and research projects.|
|Procedural||Apply||Be able to plan, conduct, analyse, and report on qualitative and empirical studies conducted under the supervision of a member of staff.|
|Procedural||Apply||Have expertise in the operation of the statistical package SPSS for Windows in order to carry out the techniques and tests specified in ILO1.|
|Reflection||Create||Be able to work in groups and coordinate and plan group work.|