Department of Counselling and Psychology Course outline
Programme Doctor of Psychology in Counselling Psychology
Course Title Research Mentorship in Counselling Psychology
Course Code CP606
Number of Credits 3
Duration of Weeks 15
Contact Hours Per Week 3 hours 
Pre-requisite Course(s) N/A
Dimension Research
Course Aims
This course aims to engage students in counselling psychology research by working collaboratively with their mentors in research studies relating to counselling psychology. Students assist in their mentors’ research studies at different phases, during which they practise their research and professional skills. They will also develop essential and advanced research techniques for working in an authentic research environment. Socially and culturally responsible research is emphasized throughout the mentorship.   

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)

After completing the course, students will be able to:

1. evaluate the strengths and limitations of various research methods;

2. offer original and creative insights on counselling psychology research studies at different phases;

3. develop advanced research techniques;

4. operate and communicate strategically in counselling psychology research settings;

5. critically evaluate and interpret research data from the perspective of counselling psychology;

6. write a research report up to professional standards; and

7. design and conduct socially and culturally responsible research.
Assessment Tasks
Contribution to Research Projects
Research Reports
Learning Portfolio
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