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Research Project

Overview of the unit

Unit code: PSY70019
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit aims to give students a mastery of fundamental theoretical and practical skills through selecting, designing, administering and interpreting psychological measures within the framework of a project. The project is designed to engage students in real-world professional activities, and provide opportunities to develop skills such as project management, teamwork, communication skills, and reflective thinking. All of these are highly valued by employers.

Content

Topics addressed in the unit include:

  • Theories and methods for psychological measurement
  • Fundamentals of test construction
  • Methods for evaluating the properties and quality of tests
  • Administration and scoring of tests
  • Cultural appropriateness and sensitivity
  • Professional and ethical issues in psychological measurement and research