Psychology Research Participation (Stage 2) - SP588

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Canterbury
Yearlong 5 4 (2) DR Z Bergstrom checkmark-circle

Overview

The Research Participation Scheme (RPS) enables students commencing their training in Psychology to gain experience with academic research through participation in studies conducted by staff and other students who are more advanced in their studies (i.e., Final Year, MSc, PhD). Students enrolled in the RPS accumulate credits that correspond to the time spent participating in studies. All studies offered via the RPS have received independent ethical approval and comply with the BPS Code of Human Research Ethics.

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 40
Private study hours: 0
Total study hours: 40

Availability

Not available wild. Not available to Short-Term credit students.

Method of assessment

Pass/Fail RPS credit collection – Block I Autumn Term
Pass/Fail RPS credit collection – Block II Spring Term
Students who do not wish to participate in studies (due to, but not limited to, personal or ethical reasons) are permitted to complete the RPS requirement by submitting one or more written assignments instead. Each block of the RPS is treated separately and can be completed through an essay.

Indicative reading

None

Learning outcomes

8. The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
8.1. Experience and participate in a wide range of practical research studies.
8.2. Reflect upon an understanding of data collection under controlled conditions.
8.3. Use gained experience in future research data collection.

9. The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
9.1. Be sensitive to contextual and interpersonal factors
9.2. Use effective personal planning and time keeping skills to attend and undertake studies.
9.3. Use of Information Technology to participate in research data collection.

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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