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PS2017: ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGY A - CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2019-2020)

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Course Overview

The course builds on the material covered in the 1st-year courses expanding on psychology’s concepts and theories. The course covers three core areas of psychology: cognition & language, personality & social psychology, and perception.  Social Psychology will cover topics such as leadership and group processes.  The perception part of the course will examine the visual and intentional systems.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Paul Bishop

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • PS2015 Advanced Psychology a - Concepts and Theory (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics will include: cognition & language, personality & social psychology, and perception.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

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

Contact Teaching Time

39 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University weeks 10 - 11, 13 - 16
  • 4 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17

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Summative Assessments

Exam Type Summative Weighting 30
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Feedback

Students will receive written feedback during continuous assessment.

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Exam

Exam Type Summative Weighting 60
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Essay

Exam Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback Word Count 2000
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Continuous Assessment Mark Carried Forward

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Exam

Exam Type Summative Weighting 60
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Course Learning Outcomes

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