SCQF level 9
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 10
ECTS credits : 5
Level : SCQF level 9
Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with permission of the Psychology Honours Adviser
The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of visual perception and its functions. Stress will be laid on the integration of findings from physiology, neuropsychology, anatomy, and experimental psychology. Topic areas covered will include theories of human vision and their application to understanding our ability to perceive distinct visual properties, for example the shape, size, location and identity of objects. Emphasis will be placed on the development of the skill of critical evaluation of evidence and theory.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PS2002
Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour lecture and (weeks 7 - 11) and 4 x 1.5-hour laboratory class or seminar spread over Weeks 7 - 11.
Scheduled learning hours: 16
Guided independent study hours: 84
As used by St Andrews: 1.5-hour Written Examination = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 1.5-hour Written Examination = 100%