The recommended style for citations and referencing for research projects or dissertations for the undergraduate courses offered by the Department of Psychology is APA.
The required style for assessed work in the MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology course is APA style.
Why you should cite your sources properly:
Approach your literature review in an objective, methodical and structured manner. Plan what you are doing in a way that you could describe so that somebody else could replicate what you have done.
You will find reference management software useful for creating bibliographies. General advice on referencing and study skills can be found here. Further advice, including online tutorials to test your understanding of plagiarism and good academic practice here.
Students in the Department of Psychology should familiarise themselves with the following guidance on plagiarism: