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PS4299   Psychology Project (60)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the second year of the Honours programme

Planned timetable: To be arranged with the supervisor.

This project will involve extensive laboratory or field research to investigate a defined problem broadly within psychology. The project will involve diligence, initiative and independence in pursuing the literature, good experimental design, good experimental and/or analytical technique either in the field or the laboratory, and excellent record keeping. The project will culminate in the production of a high-quality report that demonstrates a deep understanding of the chosen area of research. Students will be allocated to a member of staff within the School of Psychology and Neuroscience who will guide and advise them in research activities throughout the academic year.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PS3021 and pass PS3022 and pass PS4040

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take PS4050 or take PS4060 or take PN4299 or take BL4200 or take PS4796 or take PS4797

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour individual supervision sessions.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 563

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%, Re-assessment may include collecting further data


Module teaching staff: various