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PS2517: ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGY B: CONCEPTS AND THEORY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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: organisational & clinical, behavioural neuroscience and developmental psychology. The first strand covers organizational culture, occupational stress, motivation, leadership and team work. The clinical psychology section of the course will give you grounding in the key ideas within current Clinical Psychology practice and is taught by a practicing Clinical Psychologist. The third strand within this course is focused on Neuroscience, and will cover topics such as localisation of brain function and the neuroscience of emotion.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Katharina Schnitzspahn

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

Topics will include: organisational & clinical, behavioural neuroscience and developmental psychology.

Further Information & Notes

Although this course has no co-requisites, it will be a co-requisite for PS 2516

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

65 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 25 - 35
  • 1 Practical during University weeks 27, 28, 30, 31, 33, 34

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (60%); continuous assessment (30%) - essay (no more than 2,000 words), workshop (10%).

Resit: 1 two-hour examination (60%). Continuous assessment marks will remain unchanged.

Formative Assessment

There are formative assessments associated with the lecture programme.

Feedback

Students will receive written feedback during continuous assessment.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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