Are you interested in exploring the mind and investigating psychology? Or are you thinking about possibly studying a degree in Psychology but want a taster of what’s on offer?
This short course has been designed to introduce the variety of research methods used to investigate a range of topics in psychology.
What you will study
Students will be introduced to the major research methods used in psychology (experiments, observations, self-report methods and correlation) through a range of small scale investigations on topics such as memory, problem solving, stereotyping and personality.
Structured Portfolio in which the student must:
a) Describe and evaluate a range of different research methods. For example, students may complete multiple choice quizzes on Moodle and oral presentations to the group.
b) Report on the design and conduct of small-scale psychological investigations – For example students may work in small groups or individually to either write a short research report or produce a poster.
Course start dates
Wrexham Glyndŵr University