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The use of evidence based research in professional practice is increasingly influencing the practice of all disciplines within psychology and business. Evidence-based practice involves a process of decision-making that integrates research evidence, practitioner expertise and critical evaluation. The aims of the module are to equip students with sound knowledge and understanding of research for professional practice. There will be emphasis on the ability to critically appraise and synthesize high quality research in peer reviewed journals. Students will develop and demonstrate advanced skills in ethical research design, qualitative and quantitative methods, and presentation of research findings.
Topics build on undergraduate experience in research methods and include:
A student passing this module should be able to:
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