Department of Counselling and Psychology Course outline
Programme Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology
Course Title Research Workshops and Seminars in Counselling Psychology
Course Code CP518
Number of Credits 3
Duration of Weeks 15
Contact Hours Per Week 3 hours Lecture
Pre-requisite Course(s) CP516 Research Methods in Counselling Psychology
Dimension Research
Course Aims
This course will first review what students have learnt in CP516 Research Method in Counselling Psychology. Advanced statistical analyses will then be introduced and students will practice the skills in workshops. In the second half of this course, students will discuss research designs in counseling psychology in seminars. They will reflect their understandings in writing a formal research proposal by the end of this course. 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

After completing the course, students will be able to:

1. Design research studies with appropriate research methodologies for specific counseling contexts;
 
2. Write a formal research proposal;
 
3. Critically review research studies in counseling psychology
 
4. Analyze quantitative and qualitative data, and interpret the results accordingly;
 
5. Present research findings orally.
Assessment
 
Assessment Tasks
Weighting
1.
Take Home Assignment
30%
2.
Group discussion and case analuysis
10%
3.
Commentary
20% 
4.
Research Proposal
40%
 
 
100%
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