Research Project (MSc)
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
01 June 2020
Requisites for this module
MSC C80612 Research Methods in Psychology,
MSC C85512 Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology,
PHD C80048 Psychology,
MPHDC85548 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology,
MPHDC85584 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology,
PHD C85548 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology,
PHD C85584 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
The Research Project is an original piece of empirical psychological research assessed via a written report. The project provides an opportunity to apply, in an original piece of research, the statistical and research skills learned during your taught MSc degree in Psychology or Research Methods. The topic will be chosen from a selection offered by members of staff in the Psychology Department.
The cap stone project gives students an opportunity to perform an original research project within the field of social, cognitive, or developmental psychology, or cognitive neuroscience.
Upon completion the student should be able to:
- collaborate with colleagues and senior researchers
- show independence, critical and creative thinking
- review and critically evaluate relevant scientific literature
- formulate original and testable scientific questions
- design and develop experimental and/or correlational methods
- collect data using the developed methodology
- analyse data in line with the research question
- document results by writing a research report
More extensive details on the module are provided in the module outline and student handbook.
The research project will be accomplished under supervision of a member of staff according to an individual study plan.
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
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100 per cent Coursework Mark
100 per cent Coursework Mark
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Nicolas Geeraert, email: email@example.com.
All academic staff in Psychology are involved in project supervision.
Prof Bettina Forster
City, University of London
Available via Moodle
Of 2 hours, 2 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.
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