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PS115 - Psychology in the Real World

  • Module code: PS115
  • Module name: Psychology in the Real World
  • Department: Psychology
  • Credit: 24, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

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 "

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/psych/study/bsc/ugmodule/modules/ps115outline/

Other essential notes

"The module is available as an option to first and second (but not third) year students from other departments. "

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
24 CATS (Module code: PS115-24)
B (Examination only) 2 hour examination (Summer) 100%
D (Assessed/examined work) 1st 1000 word assignment 10%
  2nd 1000 word assignment 10%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
30 CATS (Module code: PS115-30)
B (Examination only) 2 hour examination (Summer) 100%
D (Assessed/examined work) 1st 1000 word assignment 10%
  2nd 1000 word assignment 10%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Psychology and Global Sustainable Development (C8L8) - Year 1
Optional
  • Undergraduate Psychology (C800) - Year 1
  • BA in Philosophy with Psychology (VL78) - Year 1