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PSY6231   Professional Skills for Psychologists   (30 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Only available to Psychology students


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 255.0
Other 12.0
Problem Solving 24.0
Seminar 9.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 85 %
Other 0.3 15 %