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PSY6231   Professional Skills for Psychologists   (30 credits)

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be changes to some module details/assessment for 2020-21 that are not reflected here. Please contact the department for details.

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7


This unit will provide training in a range of professional skills including (a) writing grant proposals and understanding the submission criteria and review processes for papers and grant proposals, (b) speaking to an audience on different research topics, giving a presentation about a psychology project, using Powerpoint, and preparing handouts, (c) discussing ethical issues related to psychological research, teaching and practice, interpreting the British Psychological Society's and the American Psychology Association's codes of practice, understanding the work of ethical committees and professional discipline committees.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 278.0
Lab 10.0
Seminar 28.0
Tutorial 2.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 67 %
Other 0.3 33 %

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2020-21. Details will be available from the academic department.