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PS1009: INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY I: CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2019-2020)

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Course Overview

PS1009 introduces you to major concepts and theories in psychology to provide you with a strong understanding of the human mind and behaviour. You will attend lectures on biological, social and cognitive psychology and participate in workshops where you will work as part of a team and debate topics related to the lecture materials such as “should teenagers be held responsible for the crimes they commit?” Studying psychology is beneficial to a range of careers including management, finance and counselling, to name a few. Psychology regularly tops employers’ lists of producing the most employable graduates.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Emily Nordmann

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics will include: biological, social and cognitive psychology.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Animal Behaviour
  • BSc Artificial Intelligence
  • BSc Behavioural Biology
  • BSc Exercise and Health Science
  • BSc Neuroscience with Psychology
  • BSc Sports Studies (Exercise and Health)
  • Bcs in Neuroscience with Psychology (Biobusiness)
  • Bsc In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Biobusiness)
  • MA Psychology
  • MSci Neuroscience with Psychology & in Pl't
  • MSci in Exercise and Health Science with Ind'l Plac
  • MSci in Sports Studies (Exercise and Health) with Ind'l Plac
  • Msci In Neuroscience With Psychology (Bio Bus) With Ind Pla
  • Msci In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Bio Bus) With Ip
  • Psychology Joint
  • Psychology Major

Contact Teaching Time

37 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17
  • 1 Workshop during University weeks 9 - 11, 13 - 16

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

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