PSYC344-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Research Methods

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020


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 a selection of research methods in psychology, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data. The tutorial/laboratory classes are designed to provide some practical experience in conducting psychological research, 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.



Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Final Exam 30%
Lab Participation 10%
Research Proposal and Pre-registration 30%
Research Report 30%

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,735.00

International fee $8,500.00

* 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

  • PSYC344-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020