Northumbria University, Newcastle
International Office, 21,22 Ellison Place
21 - 22 Ellison Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
This course provides a grounding and training in research methods and skills, it aims: * To provide a broad and practical education in psychological research training which is informed by staff research experience. * To attract high-quality students who wish to study research methods in psychology and their practical applications. * To equip students with a range of transferable academic and employment related skills. * To provide a distinctive specialist postgraduate programme which incorporates professional training and advanced study in psychological research. * To equip students with the critical skills to enable them to plan, execute, analyse and disseminate high-quality psychological research. Successful graduates will be able to: * Demonstrate a systematic understanding of different psychological research methodologies and a critical awareness of key relevant issues within psychological research activity. * Demonstrate awareness of professional and ethical issues relating to planning, conducting and disseminating research. * Show originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established research techniques are used to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline. * Communicate effectively using oral and written means. * Work productively with others and also work independently. * Use computers for word processing, data management and statistical analysis. * Use the internet for learning, research and communication. * Demonstrate competency in research design, planning, data collection, analysis, interpretation and report writing. * Identify appropriate research questions, translate them into scientific hypotheses and design, plan, implement and disseminate a research study of scientific merit.
Accreditation:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
International Student Requirements:Please contact The International Office at Northumbria University for further advice.
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