- Module code: PS115
- Module name: Psychology in the Real World
- Department: Psychology
- Credit: 24, 30
Module content and teaching
This module aims to provide students with an in-depth examination of current issues in abnormal, biological, cognitive, developmental, and social psychology. Rather than providing comprehensive coverage of classic psychological theories, this module will present cutting-edge research in the lecturers’ own areas of expertise.
Principal learning outcomes
"At the end of the module students should be able to: evaluate current research in psychology; analyse empirical methods of psychology; interpret data and their theoretical implications; integrate data from several areas of psychology; and generate novel research questions. "
Timetabled teaching activities
"Length of module: 24 weeks, One 2-hour session per week. consisting of lecture and seminar. Attendance at lectures and seminars is compulsory "
Other essential notes
"The module is available as an option to first and second (but not third) year students from other departments. "
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|24 CATS (Module code: PS115-24)|
|B (Examination only)||2 hour examination (Summer)||100%|
|30 CATS (Module code: PS115-30)|
|D (Assessed/examined work)||30 CAT assignment 1||10%|
|30 CAT assignment 2||10%|
|2 hour examination (Summer)||80%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Undergraduate Psychology and Global Sustainable Development (C8L8) - Year 1
- Undergraduate Psychology (C800) - Year 1
- BA in Philosophy with Psychology (VL78) - Year 1