Learning and assessment
Teaching on the programme includes lectures, small group seminars, workshops and laboratory-based practicals.
You will explore theories in current debates, and develop experience and confidence to make a considered contribution to an argument. Throughout the programme you will acquire skills in knowledge acquisition, presentation, discussion and debate that will be useful in your future career progression.
Assessment will usually focus on written expression of your skills through essays, examinations or journal writing. You will also develop skills in presenting research findings and in the production of laboratory reports.
The Psychology Master Dissertation gives you the opportunity to carry out an empirical piece of research investigating one area in depth, using the skills developed during the programme. This study will help to further develop tyour ability to work independently and rigorously, whilst benefiting from the support of a member of staff with experience in a similar area.