*Admission to this module is subject to departmental selection for the MA in Clinical Psychology. The aim of this module is to equip students to conduct independent and relevant research and to ensure that students are capable of critically evaluating research within the Humanities and Social Sciences, broadly, and Psychology, in particular. In this regard, students will be required to write an independent dissertation on a topic which is approved and supervised by the Department of Psychology. During this process students will be required to: (1) write and present an appropriate research proposal for ethical approval; (2) research and write a literature review relevant to their selected research topic; (3) collect data relevant to their research question; (4) analyse the data; and (5) formulate their research findings in a coherent and logical manner.
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