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PS2002   Psychology 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: Lectures: 10.00 am - 11:00 am Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri; 3-hour practical (one of Wed 2-5pm, Thu 10-1pm, Thu 3-6pm)

This module uses PS1001 and PS1002 as the foundation for a more advanced treatment of a number of areas in psychology and extends the range of teaching available in PS2001 to complete the preparation for Honours Psychology. It also provides greater depth of understanding of psychology for those who are taking the module as part of a more general course. Module PS2002 involves advanced treatment of the following areas of psychology, complementing PS2001: the relations between brain and behaviour; cognition; perception; comparative aspects of behaviour; social and health psychology. It also contains a methodology component covering laboratory and field techniques; grounding in the methodological skills of PS2001 will be assumed.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PS2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 lectures, 1 x 3-hour laboratory per week and 4 x 1-hour course-related tutorials per semester.

Scheduled learning hours: 81

Guided independent study hours: 219

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 75%, Coursework = 25%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 75%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 25%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught