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Essential Skills for Psychologists

PSY100

Credits: 15.0
Semester: YEAR
Timetable:

    Tutorial
  • Semester 1: Weeks 3, 5, 9, 11; Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 9, 11: Wednesday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 3, 5, 9, 11: Wednesday 10 am - 11 am
    Lecture
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12: Wednesday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16: Wednesday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Tuesday 1 pm - 2 pm
    IT Class
  • Semester 1: Weeks 3, 5, 9, 11: Wednesday 11 am - 2 pm
    Workshop
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2: Thursday 10 am - 11 am
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2: Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2: Friday 1 pm - 2 pm

Contact: Dr Tiina Eilola
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module is intended for students studying BSc Psychology (C800).

This module is structured around three main key areas:

(1) Acquiring Essential Skills for Academic Psychology.
The module will support students in acquiring a variety of key skills such as experimental report and essay writing, data and information handling, oral and written communication skills and appropriate use of referencing and citations in psychology. Students will also be introduced to the use of statistical analysis to support psychology, some basic concepts in experimental design and research ethics.

(2) Considering the role of Psychology in the ¿real world¿.
Through personal investigations and a series of talks from professional Psychologists, students will be encouraged to consider the role of psychology in an applied context and gain a more global perspective of their discipline. To broaden their experience further, students will also be given the opportunity to take part in research conducted in the Psychology Department at QMUL.

(3) Exploring Career Pathways.
Students will be given an opportunity to explore various career choices, to reflect on their own career aspirations and to meet with professional Psychologists from diverse backgrounds.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 4

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