Undergraduate Course: Dissertation in Psychology (PSYL10004)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A quantitative or qualitative research project. Students will typically work in pairs or on their own to produce an individually written 6000 word dissertation.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Submission of a 6000 word dissertation
||Provided throughout the year through supervisory meetings.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- conduct an original piece of quantitative or qualitative research; make a clear link between the existing literature and the research question.
- identify and describe ethical issues which may arise from the work in relation to the existing literature.
- plan a major piece of research and to, within the time limits, gather the data needed to address the question.
- conduct the appropriate quantitative or qualitative analyses of the data, and to succinctly report the results.
- discuss results obtained in relation to the existing literature.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||There are none. This is individual supervision on an ad hoc basis
|Course organiser||Dr Hugh Rabagliati
Tel: (0131 6)50 3454
|Course secretary||Miss Chloe Anderson
Tel: (0131 6)50 9870