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PS4036: SENIOR HONOURS LEVEL 4 PSYCHOLOGY A (2017-2018)

Last modified: 14 Sep 2017 17:21


Course Overview

 

This Level 4 course has two elements; the lecture course options and the critical review. In the second term Level 4 theory course you can pick two courses from the selection which include Cultural Evolution, Vision and Action, Advanced Topics in Language, Abnormal Psychology and Human Factors.  In addition to your choice of courses you will complete a Critical Review of an area of research literature under the supervision of a member of academic staff.  The course allows you to specialise in the areas of psychology at advanced Level and is open only to Behavioural studies/Psychology students

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Amy Irwin

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Two options in advanced psychology, chosen from a list made available by the School of Psychology. The options available may change from year to year.

Further Information & Notes

This course is only open to (1) students taking Single Honours Psychology or Behavioural Studies, and (2) students taking Honours Psychology or Behavioural Studies for the Combined Degree.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Behavioural Studies with French
  • BSc Behavioural Studies with Gaelic
  • BSc Behavioural Studies with German
  • BSc Psychology with Gaelic
  • MA Behavioural Studies with French
  • MA Behavioural Studies with Gaelic Studies
  • MA Behavioural Studies with German
  • Master Of Arts In Psychology With Counselling Skills
  • Psychology Major

Contact Teaching Time

106 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Two 90 minute written examinations (66%); one in-course written assessment of no more than 3000 words (33%).

Formative Assessment

Feedback on tutorial activities and on written assignments. Example exam questions in lectures.

Feedback

Oral feedback on tutorial activities by supervising tutor. Written feedback on coursework within 3 weeks of coursework being handed in.

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