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Research Internship Psychology

Course
2015-2016

Admission requirements

Open to master students of the MSc Psychology(research).

Description

Aim of the internship is that students gain hands-on experience in their area of interest by learning from expert researchers in the field. It is recommended that students become acquainted with various research designs and/or methods of data collection and analysis that extend those employed for their thesis. Students could do this by participating, for example, in designing a study, data collection and data analyses, observing lab and testing situations and reading the involved research proposals. At the end of their internship, students write an internship report.

Course objectives

Students gain hands-on experience in their area of interest by learning from expert researchers in the field. They become acquainted with various research designs and/or methods of data collection and analysis that extend those employed for their thesis.

Timetable

Individual supervision meetings

Registration

Registration with internship coordinator of the track of the student.

Mode of instruction

140 or 280 practical hours.

Assessment method

Written research report and complete colloquium card. See also the criteria for reviewing the thesis. See for assessment the Procedure Master Thesis Psychology Assessment on Blackboard. See also the criteria for reviewing the thesis.

The Faculty of Social Sciences has instituted that instructors use a software programme for the systematic detection of plagiarism in students’ written work. In case of fraud disciplinary actions will be taken. Please see the information concerning fraud.

Reading list

Relevant literature on the topic of the research.

Contact information

The internship coordinator of the track of the student.