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BSc Psychological Trauma Studies

Academic Year 2017/18

A programme specification is required for any programme on which a student may be registered. All programmes of the University are subject to the University's Quality Assurance and Enhancement processes as set out in the DASA Policies and Procedures Manual.

Programme Title

BSc Psychological Trauma Studies

Final Award
(exit route if applicable for Postgraduate Taught Programmes)

Bachelor of Science

Programme Code

NAM-BSC-TS

UCAS Code

JACS Code

B700 (DESCR) 100

Criteria for Admissions

1.All applicants must satisfy the University General Entrance Requirements, http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/Academic

2.Applicants must present with 120cat points @ Level I or equivalent

ATAS Clearance Required

No

Health Check Required

No

Portfolio Required

Interview Required

3.All applicants must successfully complete an interview for a place on the programme

Mode of Study

Part Time

Type of Programme

Single Honours

Length of Programme

4 Academic Year(s)

Total Credits for Programme

240

Exit Awards available

INSTITUTE INFORMATION

Awarding Institution/Body

Queen's University Belfast

Teaching Institution

Queen's University Belfast

School/Department

Nursing & Midwifery

Framework for Higher Education Qualification Level 
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/publications/information-and-guidance

Level 6

QAA Benchmark Group
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/assuring-standards-and-quality/the-quality-code/subject-benchmark-statements

Nursing (2009)

Accreditations (PSRB)

External Examiner Name:

External Examiner Institution/Organisation

Prof Robert Ehrenreich

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies: Washington DC

REGULATION INFORMATION

Does the Programme have any approved exemptions from the University General Regulations
(Please see General Regulations)

None

Programme Specific Regulations

Programme structure, levels, modules and credits

The BSc (Hons) in Psychological Trauma Studies is a four year part-time undergraduate degree offered by the School of Nursing and Midwifery within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Awards, Credits and Progression of Learning Outcomes

The BSc (Hons) in Psychological Trauma Studies shall be conferred upon registered students of the University who have pursued the approved course of study and passed all module assessment requirements. The course is subject to the General Regulations and Primary Degree Regulations of the University. In addition the following course specific regulations apply.

The BSc (Hons) in Psychological Trauma Studies will be awarded in line with University General Regulations.

All level 2 modules must be successfully completed before students can progress to an undertake degree level 3 modules

The following regulations should be read in conjunction with the University General Regulations
http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/media/Media,131094,en.pdf

Students transferring from the earlier programme in Psychological Trauma Studies will undertake a mapping exercise to ensure best fit with the new Psychological Trauma Studies Program and the revised learning outcomes

Students with protected characteristics

No impediments to applicants for this programme

Are students subject to Fitness to Practise Regulations

(Please see General Regulations)

No

EDUCATIONAL AIMS OF PROGRAMME

The overall aims of this programme are to offer a high quality teaching and learning environment and education programme for students to be able to:

 Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the evidence base underpinning psychological trauma and loss;
 Thorough examination of the relevant literature reflect on the victim / survivor journey;
 Consider and review the relationship between trauma and addiction;
 Consolidate, extend and apply knowledge and understanding of the research process;
 Explore the responses of International Agencies to global conflict;
 Develop a critical understanding of the impact of intergenerational trauma on individuals, families and communities;
 Evaluate the range of treatment modalities for psychological trauma;
 Appreciate the nature and significance of vicarious traumatisation;
 Develop a requisite set of gradate skills.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes: Cognitive Skills

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Demonstrate confidence and flexibility in identifying and defining complex problems and apply appropriate knowledge and skills to the solution

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of cognitive skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Cognitive skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Ability to identify, explain and develop subject specific knowledge through independent study

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of cognitive skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Cognitive skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Evaluate evidence to support conclusions/recommendations, reviewing its reliability, validity and significance

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of cognitive skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Cognitive skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Develop and construct independent thinking around key approaches to Trauma and Loss

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of cognitive skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Cognitive skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Collate, analyse and interpret data using a range of techniques appropriate to the subjec

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of cognitive skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Cognitive skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Learning Outcomes: Transferable Skills

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Interact effectively within a team recognising, supporting and being proactive in leadership

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Manage own learning using a full range of resources with minimum guidance

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Demonstrate confidence in the application of own criteria of judgement and challenge received opinion and reflect on action

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Reflect on and plan their own learning by accepting and acting appropriately on feedback

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Select and manage information competently undertaking reasonably straightforward research tasks with minimum guidance

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Communicate ideas and arguments effectively in both oral and written format

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Effectively present to a variety of audiences informally and formally through oral presentation

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Demonstrate confidence and flexibility in identifying and defining complex problems and the application of appropriate knowledge, tools and methods to solutions

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of transferable skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Transferrable skills are formally assessed through a variety of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge & Understanding

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

Demonstrate a detailed knowledge and understanding of research principles and practices

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Effectively debate the variant effects of trauma and loss

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Discuss the divergent use of cultural narratives in post-conflict societies and their impact on those experiencing trauma and loss.

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Explore the relationship between trauma and addiction

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Compare and contrast the Northern Ireland experience of trauma and loss with that of other post-conflict regions

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Consolidate, extend and apply knowledge and understanding of available literature in the field of trauma and loss.

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Critically evaluate the key concepts in the transition from victimhood to survivor.

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range y of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of intergenerational trauma

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Consider and review treatment approaches to trauma and loss

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Demonstrate an ability to employ established techniques of analysis and enquiry in the field of trauma and loss.

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of knowledge, understanding and skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Knowledge and Understanding are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

Learning Outcomes: Subject Specific

On the completion of this course successful students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the stages in the research process

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

2. Critically examine the social, political and cultural understandings of trauma and loss

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

3. Critically reflect on the use/misuse of narratives, myths and stories in conflict scenarios

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

4. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the cycle of addiction and its impact on individuals and societies

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

5. Critically explore the responses to conflict on an international level

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

6. Critically evaluate literature using an established framework

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

7. Analyse the processes involved in the transition from victimhood to survivor

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

8. Critically discuss the intergenerational effects of trauma

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

9. Critically appraise the limitations and effectiveness of the various treatment modalities for psychological trauma

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

10. Demonstrate initiative and independent learning by undertaking a critically appraised topic in the field of psychological trauma

Teaching/Learning Methods and Strategies

These skills are supported through lectures, seminars and group work and assessed by methods including written examinations, seminar presentations, assignments and a personal development portfolio. The skills are developed and assessed through the following methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Seminars, Self-directed learning, Group discussion, Illustrative Case Studies, Independent Study, Use of Library and QUB On-line, Online discussion forum, Podcasting and Online computer lectures

Written and verbal feedback will be given to students on their performance including one-to-one teacher tutorial sessions. This is to give direction and encouragement for further development of subject specific skills required to work in the field of psychological trauma. One-to-one tutorials will also enable the student to receive support and guidance for a critically appraised topic.

Methods of Assessment

Subject specific skills are formally assessed through a range of assessment methods such as Case Study, Seminar presentations, Personal Development Portfolio, Assignments and online and written examinations.

MODULE INFORMATION

Programme Requirements

Module Title

Module Code

Level/ stage

Credits

Availability

Duration

Pre-requisite

 

Assessment

 

 

 

 

S1

S2

 

 

Core

Option

Coursework %

Practical %

Examination %

Research Methodologies

WAV2004

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

0%

0%

100%

Intergenerational Trauma

WAV3009

3

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

100%

0%

0%

Theoretical Perspectives on Trauma and Loss

WAV2008

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

100%

0%

0%

Critical Appraisal of Trauma Studies

WAV3012

3

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

100%

0%

0%

Social and Political Aspects of Victimhood

WAV2010

2

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

0%

20%

80%

Treatment Modalities

WAV3014

3

20

YES

12 weeks

N

YES

0%

0%

100%

Notes