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PS916 - Behavioural and Economic Science Project

  • Module code: PS916
  • Module name: Behavioural and Economic Science Project
  • Department: Psychology
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Students will have the opportunity to investigate and carry out novel research in the area of economic psychology and experimental economics. Students will work within one of the departments' labs, designing and running independent empirical work that addresses a current research question. Students will have the support of experts in the field and will produce research for suitable for publication in an international journal.

Principal learning outcomes

Demonstrate competence at formulating a valid research question and designing an empirical investigation; demonstrate competence at conducting an impirical investigation; demonstrate competence at analysing and interpreting the results; demonstrate competence at writing up the project in a standard format suitable to publication.

Timetabled teaching activities

Four months full time work

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: PS916-30)
A (Assessed work only) Written Project Report (8,000 words) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Behavioural and Economic Science (Science Track) (C8P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Behavioural and Economic Science (Economics Track) (C8P8) - Year 1
Optional Core