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PS2517: ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGY B - CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2022-2023)

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Course Overview

This course builds on the material covered in the 1st-year courses, expanding on psychology’s concepts and theories. The course covers four core areas of psychology: social psychology, behavioural neuroscience and developmental psychology.

Course Details

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

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?

  • PS2515 Advanced Psychology B - Concepts and Theory (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will learn about classic and contemporary research on social psychology, behavioural neuroscience and developmental psychology.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 26 - 35
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 27 - 29

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Exam - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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60 Multiple Choice Questions over 60 minutes.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualRememberDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts within 4 core areas of Psychology.
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate understanding and knowledge of historical background within 4 core areas of psychology.

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks 12 Feedback Weeks 14

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Feedback

Students will receive written feedback during continuous assessment.

Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of current research within 4 core areas of Psychology.
ConceptualEvaluateProduce critical accounts of current topics and research in psychology.

Formative Assessment

Class Test - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Resit Assessments

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Exam - Multiple Choice Questions

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateProduce critical accounts of current topics and research in psychology.
ConceptualRememberDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts within 4 core areas of Psychology.
ConceptualAnalyseDemonstrate knowledge and understanding of current research within 4 core areas of Psychology.
FactualUnderstandDemonstrate understanding and knowledge of historical background within 4 core areas of psychology.

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