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EQ926 - Dissertation MA Psychology & Education

  • Module code: EQ926
  • Module name: Dissertation MA Psychology & Education
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module provides students with: • An opportunity to conduct and report empirical research in the field of psychology and education.

Principal learning outcomes

Subject knowledge and understanding • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of a specific topic within the field of psychology and education Key Skills • Written communication skills • Demonstrate use of information technology e.g. via use of the internet • Use of relevant research skills Cognitive Skills • Demonstrate ability in critical analysis • Demonstrate ability to understand and articulate new concepts Subject-Specific/Professional Skills • Demonstrate ability to plan and structure a sustained report of empirical research

Timetabled teaching activities

8 hours of group seminars and a minimum of 20 hours/student through one to one supervision of dissertation

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: EQ926-60)
A (Assessed work only) 10,000 word paper-style dissertation 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Psychology and Education (C8X3) - Year 2