Pre-requisites: PSY219, PSY233, PSY246, PSY269, PSY279

PSY219, PSY233, PSY246, PSY259, PSY269, PSY279

Aims/Description: The research project is intended to give students an opportunity to investigate a topic in Psychology in depth, by empirical research or computational modelling over two semesters. The topic must be approved by the Level 3 Tutor and the Departmental Ethics Committee.Staff may offer ideas for research project work and/or students are encouraged to develop their own ideas. They are expected to carry out the research themselves, although assistance is given, as appropriate, with equipment, programming or other technical requirements. The completed project is presented as a typed dissertation. There is an 8000 word limit.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: RILEY TIMOTHY B
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study,
Assessment: Project work

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