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Module code:PSYCGN50 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Research Dissertation
Credit value:100
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Michelle Sleed
Organiser's location:Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Famili
Available for students in Year(s):2
Module prerequisites: 
Module outline:Students undertake a piece of independent research during their 2 years of study. This work is supervised by a member of UCL/AFC staff (who all hold honorary UCL contracts). The research project will encourage students to integrate their theoretical and clinical learning, and consider an issue/question relevant to developmental psychopathology from both domains.  
Module aims: 
Module objectives:Practically, the aim is for students to acquire research proficiency in: developing a project proposal, conducting background research; data collection (where appropriate); data analysis; formal writing, and dissemination. Theoretically it is intended that students will, through their thesis project, bring together in a critical and thoughtful way perspectives on developmental psychopathology from a range of theoretical and/or clinical perspectives. 
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Oral presentation (20 minutes with slides) 15.00%
Poster (A2) 15.00%
Dissertation (8,000 words) 70.00% 
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Last updated:2017-04-13 17:00:32 by ucjthum