MSBH7005 (Core)

Scientific inquiry and research methods in behavioral health

This course covers the nature and logic of scientific inquiry, and fundamental concepts like truth, reality, knowledge, and theory. Basic quantitative and qualitative research methods are covered; advanced research methods and specific approaches in behavioral health i.e. biofeedback, use of images and movement in research etc will also be introduced. Students will learn to be critical consumers of the scientific literature. Towards the end of the course, students are required to prepare a research proposal in which classroom learning can be applied to practical examples in behavioral health. Assessment: 100% coursework