Course ObjectiveConduct empirical research, under supervision, on a topic in the field
of psychology by collecting and analyzing research data and reporting on
Course ContentThe International B-thesis Clinical Learning Line is focused on
Psychopathology, Health and Prevention (English). The content of the B-
thesis lies in the research area of the chosen variant. During the B-
thesis you will be involved in a study from start to finish. You will
write a research proposal, independently collect and analyze data, and
as a final step report all this in your B-thesis.
Teaching MethodsLectures and individual feedback from the supervisor on draft versions
of (parts of) the B-thesis. In addition, there are non-obligatory
lectures focused on the writing process, students will provide each
other with peer feedback and the findings have to be presented.
Method of AssessmentIn terms of the design, the B-thesis corresponds to a scientific article
and contains the following components: summary (maximum 200 words),
introduction, method, results, discussion and reference list.
The B-thesis must comply with the guidelines of the American
Psychological Association (APA).
The assessment of the content of the B-thesis (80%), together with the
assessment of the student's work attitude (20%), forms the final grade.
Both parts must be completed with a satisfactory grade (5.5).
Entry RequirementsTo enroll and participate in the B-thesis, all first year courses of the
Psychology Bachelor's must be passed.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth
Edition. American Psychological Association (2009).
- Burton, Lorelle J. (2010). An interactive approach to writing essays
and research reports in Psychology.Wiley (3rd edition).
- Pallant, J.(2013). SPSS Survival Manual. Open University Press
- APA-tutorial: http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/index.htm
Custom Course RegistrationStudents enroll for the BThesis in Psychopathology, Health, and Prevention and the lecture.
|Language of Tuition||Dutch / English|
|Faculty||Fac. of Behavioural and Movement Science|
|Course Coordinator||dr. S.D.S. Noordermeer|
|Examiner||dr. S.D.S. Noordermeer|
dr. S.D.S. Noordermeer
dr. E. Driessen
dr. S.M. Begeer
You need to register for this course yourself
|Teaching Methods||Study Group*, Lecture|
*You cannot select a group yourself for this teaching method, you will be placed in a group.