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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

PSYC3190 Project: Intercalated Programme

20 creditsClass Size: 20

Module manager: Dr Chris Keyworth
Email: C.Keyworth@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

Level 1 and 2 Medicine or Dentistry (MB ChB or BChD)

Module replaces

PSYC3170

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

This module aims to give students experience of planning, researching and carrying out an empirical study, analyzing and interpreting its results and writing a report.

Learning outcomes
The aim of this project is to give you experience of planning, researching and carrying out an empirical study, analyzing and interpreting its results and writing a report. On completion of this module you should be able to:

- Perform a literature search of relevant psychological and allied sources
- Write a concise, coherent review of the literature in a particular area of research
- Design and carry out an empirical study to collect data (which may be quantitative or qualitative)
- Be aware of the design and practical limitations of studies in Psychology and some strategies to address these
- Analyse and interpret appropriately (via statistical or other methods) the data collected
- Write a report of the study performed using a style and format similar to journal articles of the same type of data/research area
- Demonstrate an awareness of the limitations of the study performed

Skills outcomes
Research skills; Critical skills; Analytical skills; report-writing skills; SPSS knowledge


Syllabus

Regular contact with supervisor.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Supervision101.0010.00
Consultation21.002.00
Lecture11.001.00
Private study hours187.00
Total Contact hours13.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Students will have approximately 187 private study hours. We envisage the time will be spent thus:
Researching, conducting and writing up the empirical research project.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Regular contact with supervisor.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Project(word limit: up to a MAXIMUM of 8,000 words)100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 23/09/2021

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