Full course description
Every student must have participated as a test subject in an FPN scientific research before the bachelor's exam. Students who started their psychology programme in 2009 or earlier must have acted as a test subject for a total of 10 hours. Students who started in 2010, 2011 or 2012 must have acted as a test subject for a total of 15 hours. Students who started in 2013 or later must have acted as a test subject for a total of 20 hours. The Research Participation is included in the overview of year 1, but does not count towards the 60 credits a student must obtain in year 1. The corresponding ECTS credit will only be awarded in year 3. Participation in experimental studies is not guaranteed for 2nd and 3rd year students, due to too much prior knowledge. Furthermore, the sign-off Research Participation hours must have been obtained in order to continue the programme abroad at the start of the 3rd academic year. Students are encouraged to complete the Research Participation in their first year. To that end, students from cohort 2013 onwards, who have acted as a test subject for 15 hours in their first academic year will be rewarded with an exemption of the remaining 5 hours. Students from cohort 2013 onwards, who have acted as a test subject for less than 15 hours in their first academic year will have to complete the full 20 hours in other academic years of the bachelor's programme. For students from cohort 2016 onwards, there is the restriction that a maximum of seven hours of the total number of hours required can originate from online studies.
- get familiar with research, research methods and research designs, by participating as a subject in research at our faculty.