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Module code:PSYC2203 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Research Methods in Psychology
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Prof Peter Howell
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):2
Module prerequisites:Normally PSYC1103 Introduction to Psychological Experiments First and second year modules are largely unavailable to non-Psychology students due to the number of students who take them as part of their programme. To find out if they are available to you please visit the website below, selecting the relevant information sheet.  
Module outline:The course builds on PSYC1103, the First Year laboratory course. The main aim of the course is to enable students to design and carry out a piece of experimental work, to analyse it, and to write a report. Students carry out four labs, one in each of the following areas: Visual Perception, Language/Cognition, Body Awareness and Constructing and using Questionnaires. The fifth project (mini project) is carried out in an area selected by the student, and is supervised by an appropriate member of staff. 
Module aims:To develop skills associated with psychological research through practical experience of designing experiments in several different fields of Psychology.  
Module objectives:To initiate, design, statistically analyse and write reports on four experiments conducted in groups and one further experiment conducted as individuals.  
Key skills provided by module:Design and conduct a study intended to test an experimental hypothesis. Design and conduct a study intended to apply qualitative analysis techniques to a study question. Analyse data that have been collected in quantitative and qualitative research statistically. Write up reports of research studies. Work collaboratively in groups on projects. 
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Continuous assessment 100.00% 
Notes:Core course for BSc Psychology students 
Taking this module as an option?:No 
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Last updated:2016-09-07 15:45:50 by ucjtsph