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PS3033   Developmental 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. 1.5-hour practical: Thu, either 2-3:30 or 3:30-5. (Module runs in weeks 1 - 5 only)

This module is designed to equip students with an appreciation of key principles, concepts, methods and discoveries in developmental psychology, with an emphasis on evolutionary and comparative perspectives that are a particular strength of such work in St Andrews. The module aims to offer a broad perspective spanning infancy to childhood, and a range of key topics in cognitive and social development.

Relationship to other modules

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

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take PS3010 or take PS3011

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture and 1 x 1.5-hour laboratory class or seminar (Weeks 1 - 5).

Scheduled learning hours: 18

Guided independent study hours: 82

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr E Robbins