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PS5003   Generic Research and Professional Skills in Psychology

Academic year(s): 2021-2022

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: Full Year

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module introduces students to the various skills and issues that are of importance to academic psychologists irrespective of their particular area of research. Weekly seminars will cover the various topics, such as academic presentations (published writing, talks, posters), the use of technology in order to enhance communication, how to read research reports, how to gain ethical approval for research, and how to build an academic career.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 17 x 2-hour seminars.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 4 elements of Coursework = 100%

Re-assessment: Resubmission of failed item(s) of coursework


Module coordinator: Dr N Tausch
Module teaching staff: Team taught
Module coordinator email

Intended learning outcomes

  • to come