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PSYPRO4700 - Graduate Thesis

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The graduate thesis is in the traditional form of a scientific dissertation. The dissertation will give the students practical experience in research methodology, independent critical thought and discussion and the drawing of scientific conclusions on the basis of empirical research. Purely theoretical works will also be approved.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
The student has knowledge and practical experience in planning and implementing a scientific dissertation/thesis in collaboration with the supervisor. The student knows the formal guidelines for the graduate thesis and the evaluation criteria for the thesis.
Skills:
The student can, with some instruction, independently conduct a scientific investigation
The student can draw up an exact and clear problem description with relevance to psychological theory and practice.
The student can present a well-considered selection for the choice and use of method and literature.
The student can present a selection of relevant literature for covering the problem description.
The student is able to critical thinking and discussion, and to draw scientific inference to the basis of empirical or theoretical research.
The student knows APA standard for scientific publishing.
The student is able to critical thinking and discussion, and to draw scientific inference to the basis of empirical or theoretical research. The student knows APA standard for scientific publishing.
General competence:
The student has practical experience in research methods, critical thinking and discussion.

Learning methods and activities

Individual tutorial guidance 25 hours.

Mandatory participation at TverrPraks - Interdiciplinary practice.

Compulsory assignments

  • Interdiciplinary practice

Further on evaluation

If the Thesis is evaluated as F it is possible to submit a new or a significantly revised Thesis one more time.
Student is not allowed to submit a new Thesis within the same study programme, when one has received a passing grade

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSY)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4100 30.0 01.09.2011
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  30.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100

Release
2021-02-02

Submission
2021-02-04


10:00


14:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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