School study journeys, Student news

From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Congratulations to former OU psychology student, Pascale Hodge, who has recently published a journal article based on her dissertation for the School module DE300 Investigating Psychology 3. Here she writes about her research and the path to academic publication.  Tell us about your Open University studies. When did you begin and what modules did you… Continue reading From DE300 dissertation to journal publication

Psychology, Student news, Uncategorized

We wish you a happy festive season and holiday, and all good fortune for 2021.

As the calendar year ends, the academic year continues - but there is a breathing space! Open University modules pause for two weeks, tutors finally turn away from their computer screens, and in the School the emails and meetings STOP. It's wonderful, though the break is never long enough.  We send this message to all… Continue reading We wish you a happy festive season and holiday, and all good fortune for 2021.

A PhD in Psychology, Student news

Refining the focus of a PhD

Katherine Langford, a PhD student in the School, discusses the process through which she refined the focus of her PhD and settled on the most appropriate research methods for her project. When I applied to study my PhD, it never occurred to me how tricky it would be to pin down what exactly I am… Continue reading Refining the focus of a PhD

School study journeys, Student news

Psychology and Counselling study journeys (3) – A DE200 student’s story

We continue our series in which Psychology and Counselling students tell us about their study journeys. Charlotte is a student on DE200. Tell us about you and your life situation I am Charlotte, I live in Merseyside in the UK with my partner and I work as a secondary school librarian. I am (of course)… Continue reading Psychology and Counselling study journeys (3) – A DE200 student’s story

School study journeys, Student news

Psychology and Counselling study journeys – 2

We continue our new series on student journeys. This week we hear from Rain, a student on DE300 and E313. Tell us about you and your life situation Hey! This is Rain. I’m a 21-year-old Filipino, living in the Philippines. I’m an undergraduate student at the Open University, studying Psychology and I am already in… Continue reading Psychology and Counselling study journeys – 2