PSYC344-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Research Methods

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 16 July 2018
End Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 27 July 2018
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 12 October 2018

Description

An advanced survey of research methods, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data in Psychology.

An advanced survey of research methods, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data in Psychology. This course will consider a variety of methods that are useful for carrying out psychological research and the rationale for the methods. The laboratory classes are designed to provide some practical experience in conducting psychological research, especially the design of questionnaires, and in writing research reports in standard APA format.

Learning Outcomes

  • To introduce students at an advanced level in their undergraduate studies to key research methods in psychology and to equip them to critically evaluate different methods;
  • To provide a foundation in research methods for postgraduate study in psychology and to prepare students to undertake postgraduate research in psychology;
  • To give experience of writing research reports in the form required in psychology using APA style.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Prerequisites

Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Exam 35%
Labs 30%
Test 35%

Textbooks / Resources

NO SET TEXT BOOK; READINGS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH LEARN.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,668.00

International fee $7,575.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the departments and faculties page .

All PSYC344 Occurrences

  • PSYC344-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018