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PSY6231   Professional Skills for Psychologists   (30 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7


This module will provide training in a range of professional research skills including (a) understanding and critically discussing ethical issues related to psychological research, interpreting professional codes of practice, and understanding the work of ethical committees and professional discipline committees; (b) writing grant proposals and understanding the submission criteria and review processes for papers and grant proposals; (c) understanding issues of reproducibility of research and open science practices addressing them; and (d) understanding processes of dissemination to academic and non-academic audiences.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 273.0
Seminar 27.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 %

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.