SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF level 10
Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the second year of the Honours programme
This module aims to describe mental disorders from a psychodynamic, behavioural, cognitive, and neuropsychiatric perspective. Classification systems of mental disorders are compared and evaluated, and research methods and treatment strategies critically discussed. The clinical part of the module focuses on adult mental health (e.g., Mood disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum disorders, Obsessive compulsive disorders, Trauma and Stress related disorders) and Developmental Psychopathology (e.g., Autism Spectrum disorders).
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass PS2002
Weekly contact: 2-hour lecture plus office hour.
Scheduled learning hours: 22
Guided independent study hours: 128
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 75%, Coursework = 25%, Re-assessment applies to failed components only