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PS901 - Computational Modelling

  • Module code: PS901
  • Module name: Computational Modelling
  • Department: Psychology
  • Credit: 10, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To introduce students to the practice of computational modelling in Psychology.

Principal learning outcomes

Understand the purpose of computational modelling in Psychology. Be able to simulate, assess, and report (some) computational models in Psychology.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 hours workshops

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: PS901-10)
A3 (Assessed work only) Worksheets 100%
15 CATS (Module code: PS901-15)
A3 (Assessed work only) Worksheets 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART-YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Psychological Research (C8P9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Social Science Research (L98B) - Year 1