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PS4040   Psychology Review

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in a Psychology Honours Programme.

Planned timetable: Not applicable.

This module will foster the abilities needed to search, collate and integrate an extensive area of psychological literature. Emphasis will be placed on analytical and methodological issues, and this module therefore complements PS3021 and PS3022. A systematic approach to the analysis of a specific body of literature will be encouraged. Students are invited to identify preferred subject matters so long as they fall within the area of the supervisor's expertise. Supervision will be given to aid students in the collation, planning and organisational phases of their work. The review will be limited to 4,000 words.

Relationship to other modules

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

Co-requisite(s): In the same year as taking this module you should take PS3021 and take PS3022

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Individual supervision by pre-assigned member of staff.

Scheduled learning hours: 10

Guided independent study hours: 90

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Review = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Coursework = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr R Sprengelmeyer