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An advanced survey of research methods, including the design and conduct of research studies and the analysis and reporting of data in Psychology.
This intermediate course in research methods and statistics will guide you through the key steps of conducting psychological research that ultimately benefits and influences society. The lectures will cover a selection of topics on designing a project with consideration of research ethics, analysing and interpreting psychology data with rigour, and disseminating research findings for impact. The laboratory classes and assessments provide further experience in designing psychological research and writing up research in standard APA-style format.
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 completing a human ethics application & Māori consultation, reporting research in APA-style, all while working collaboratively in a group.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Jennifer Hoi Ki Wong
, Tipene Merritt
, Fleur Pawsey
, Geri Macleod (University of Otago)
, Jacinta Cording
and Andrew Vonasch
There is no required text for PSYC344. Each lecturer will supply required and supplementary readings for each lecture.
Domestic fee $1,754.00
International fee $8,875.00
* 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 department and colleges page.