Total Credits: 60
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc Masters in Mental Health Research, PGDip in Mental Health Research
|Full Year||Assessed by end of Designated Period|
Summary of Content: In this module the student will: research plan design gather data analyse and write up the findings of a novel qualitative, quantitative or neuroimaging study conducted independently by the student with supervision from members of Division of Psychiatry & Applied Psychology staff.
Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
The student will attend a maximum of 10 formally documented supervision sessions of sufficient duration (approx 1 hour) to enable issues to be addressed around: research topic and specific ideas background reading, rationale and hypotheses design and methods data collection and synthesis data analyses interpretation and discussion of findings
Method of Assessment:
|Dissertation||100||The 8,000-10,000 word thesis will comprise the following sections: abstract, introduction, method, results,discussion. Quantitative methods projects must be within 8000 words. Mixed methods and qualitative methods projects must be within 10,000 words.|
Dr M Groom
Education Aims: The aim of this module is to develop the students capacity to initiate, design, pursue and present high quality forward-looking research studies that inform theory and/or practice in mental health and applied psychology.
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this module, students will have: Knowledge and Understanding Acquired a working knowledge of models & approaches in mental health research Acquired a working knowledge of research methods in mental health research b) Intellectual Skills Developed an ability to critically appraise various research methodologies in the field of mental health Developed an ability to independently contribute to forward-looking research studies that inform theory and/or practice in mental health Developed an ability to critically appraise theoretical arguments and/ or applied research findings across a wide range of disciplines in the field of mental health c) Transferable (key) skills Developed an ability to present own research findings in the field of mental health in written format Developed an ability to present others research findings in the field of mental health in written format Developed scientific thinking skills to enable the appraisal of research in the field of mental health Developed scientific thinking skills to enable the formulation of research in the field of mental health Developed the time management skills needed to meet multiple objectives within limited time periods d) Professional Skills Developed an ability to critically appraise theory, methods and results of research from a wide range of disciplines in the field of mental health Acquired a working knowledge of ethics and research governance structures and processes relevant to the field of mental health
Offering School: Medicine
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