Advanced Research Methods: Evaluating, Planning and Analysing Research

Module code: PS7601

This module is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of advanced statistical concepts in psychological research. You will critically evaluate, compare and select techniques of data collection and analysis in relation to specific research questions, and interpret the results of these statistical tests. This module will demonstrate how to conduct systematic literature and data base searches, and guide you to critically evaluate current research. These skills will help you in formulating coherent lines of argument, draw logical conclusions and convey complex ideas effectively.

Learning

  • 30 hours of seminars 
  • 5 hours of tutorials 
  • 265 hours of guided independent study 

Assessment 

  • Exam (50%)
  • Literature review, 4,000 words (40%)
  • Oral presentation (10%)