Total Credits: 60
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Postgraduate students in the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Full Year||Assessed by end of Summer Vacation|
Prerequisites: degree in psychology, or other relevant subject with permission from Head of Institute.
Summary of Content: Empirical research project in applied psychology.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||3 weeks||1 per week||4 hours|
|Tutorial||4 weeks||1 per week||4 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Project 1||100||8,000 word Research portfolio|
Dr S Thomas
Education Aims: AIMS: The project is designed to provide students with the opportunity to engage in, and learn from, supervised project work in applied psychology. The emphasis is on applied research and associated methods in a work-related context. OBJECTIVES: On completion of this module, students should be able to: · design, manage, analyse and report on an empirical study in applied psychology · understand the social psychological and management skills necessary for the successful completion of such a study
Learning Outcomes: Transferable skills include: Cognitive Skills: problem-solving, analysis & synthesis, critical evaluation, self-evaluation, independent learning and group learning. Practical Skills: time management, library research, computer literature searches, IT and data analysis. Professional Skills: teamwork, oral communication, written communication, project design, project management, professional/ethical conduct and client-focused reporting.
Offering School: Medicine
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