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PS3032   Assessment in Clinical Psychology

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with permission of the Psychology Honours Adviser

Planned timetable: Lectures: 9.00 am - 11.00 am Thu. 1-hour practical: one of Thu 2-3, 3-4, 4-5. (Module runs in weeks 6-10 only).

This module presents psychopathological conditions and provides a basic understanding of the underlying neuronal and/or cognitive-behavioural mechanisms. Examples will be drawn from the field of clinical psychology and/or clinical neuropsychology. The module will further explore in detail the tools and procedures used to assess psychopathological conditions by discussing their theoretical/statistical background and by demonstrating how to use these tools in clinical and experimental settings.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PS2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture and 1 x 1-hour laboratory class or seminar (Weeks 6 - 10).

Scheduled learning hours: 15

Guided independent study hours: 85

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 1.5-hour Written Examination = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: 1.5-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr D Balslev