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Research methodology 764


 
Module code SLK 764
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

The focus is on knowledge and skills necessary to understand the empirical research process as applied in psychology. The following aspects are included: theoretical and epistemological assumptions in psychological research, problem and hypothesis formulation, basics of measurement, control in research, threats to validity, and research designs. The module also incorporates statistical methods applicable in research as well as skills necessary to analyse qualitative data all of which is aimed at providing students with greater skills within the realm of research.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Psychology
Period of presentation Year

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