If you're working in a context which makes considerable use of social or psychological research or are fascinated by social research, this certificate will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to appraise research and communicate your assessment to academic and non-academic audiences. Drawing together topics from criminology and psychology, it supports future study and adds value to your career by providing professional development in research literacy, managing research and conceiving of new studies.
Key features of the course
Focuses on critical appraisal of research and constructing new questions
Applies focus relating social and psychological research to everyday and professional contexts
Provides the opportunity to develop a case study relevant to your work environment or interests
Develops your communication skills to academic and non-academic audiences, offline and online.
Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment
The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:
Knowledge and understanding
Practical and professional skills