Postgraduate Course: Dissertation - MSc in Applied Psychology (Healthcare) for Children and Young People (CLPS11009)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Please note: this course is available to students on the MSc Applied Psychology for Children and Young People programme only.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 49,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Dissertation (10,000 - 12,000 words)
||Formative feedback will be given by student's dissertation supervisor throughout the dissertation process.
Summative feedback will be given on the dissertation after dissertation marks have been ratified at the exam board.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Select and apply appropriate criteria to the choice of a specific area for investigation.
- Identify, analyse and apply critically key issues in research design, in data collection, data analysis and in evaluation.
- Prepare a protocol for a small-scale research study in the field of applied psychology or clinical service demonstrating sound methodological knowledge and appropriate ethical awareness.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Fiona Duffy
Tel: (0131 6)51 3935
|Course secretary||Mrs Lorna Sheal
Tel: (0131 6)51 3970