|1.||Critique the principles and assumptions that underpin different forms of research design and methodology;|
|2.||Apply and evaluate advanced research methods skills including design, analysis and presentation;|
|3.||Postulate appropriate research questions and justify techniques used to answer set research questions; and|
|4.||Interpret the results of data analysis in a scientifically meaningful way.|
|Presentation||Group presentation on a selected approach or technique in either quantitative or qualitative methods (1500 words)||20%|
|Assignment||Individual research plan (2000 words)||40%|
|Examination||End of semester examination (2 hours)||40%|
Discovering statistics using SPSS. 4th ed.
Field, A. (2013)
Introducing qualitative research in psychology: Adventures in theory and methods. 3rd ed.
Willig, C. (2013)
Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.
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