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PS1509: INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY II: CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2014-2015)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

PS1509 introduces you to major concepts and theories in psychology to provide you with a strong understanding of human mind and behaviour. You will attend lectures on evolution & emotion, perception, and developmental psychology and participate in workshops where you work in 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 Second 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: Cognitive psychology, social psychology and perception.

Further Information & Notes

Introductory Psychology II: Concepts and Theory is a co-requisite for Introductory Psychology II: 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%). Continous 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.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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