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PS1009: INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY I: CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2014-2015)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


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 cognitive, social, and biological psychology and participate in workshops where you will work as part of a team and debate topics related to the material covered in your lectures such as “should teenagers be held responsible for the crimes they commit?” Studying psychology is beneficial to a range of careers such as management, finance and counselling, to name but 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 None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Amelia Hunt
  • Dr Emily Nordmann

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

None.

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics will include: Biological psychology and developmental psychology.

Further Information & Notes

Although this course has no co-requisites, it will be a co-requisite for Introductory Psychology I: Methods and Applications.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Multiple-choice examination (75%). Continuous assessment in workshops (25%). 

Resit: Multiple-choice examination (75%). Continuous assessments (25%).

Formative Assessment

Peer feedback will be provided for workshops. In-class quizzes will be provided.

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Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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