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Psychology Research Project


Credits: 30.0
Semester: YEAR

    IT Class
  • Semester 1: Weeks 1: Friday 1 pm - 2 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 2: Monday 2 pm - 3 pm
  • Semester 2: Tuesday 1 pm - 2 pm

Contact: Prof David Clayton
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Pre-requisites: 30-unit research projects require prior SBCS approval. This module allows the students to conceive, design and carry out a substantive, original empirical study in an area of psychology independently The students work on approved research topics set by project supervisors. Experimental or theoretical work is the principal component of the project. The work also involves critical evaluation of data previously published in the literature. A consideration of ethical issues is also required. A dissertation is prepared. This module will teach students to work on original scientific research topics and consolidate quantitative research skills, communication and critical evaluation. It will enhance students understanding of psychology in a broader context and will provide students with experience of working in a research environment.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Dissertation
Level: 6

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