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Module code:PSYC0039 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Introduction to Psychology
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Katie Fisher
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):1, 2
Module prerequisites:For non-Psychology students only. Just register on Portico. 
Module outline:Although this module is designed as an introduction for students in the Biological Sciences, it also forms a general introduction to psychology for all students seeking an elective module in psychology. The module consists of a selection of key topics in psychology, with emphasis on biological aspects of psychology and on cognitive psychology. The module also includes an introduction to psychological experiments. By the end of the module students should know what kinds of topics are addressed in psychology, have basic knowledge of several key areas in psychology and have an idea how psychological research is conducted. Topics covered may include: Motivation, Emotion, Hunger, Pain, Stress, Sleep, Action, Love and Attachment, Decision Making, Memory, Cognition, Attention and Perception, Learning, Intelligence, Mental Illness  
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UG FHEQ Level 4

  • Standard assessment pattern:
    • Examinaton - 50% MCQs / 50% SAQs (2 Hours) 100.00%
Taking this module as an option?:yes 
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Last updated:2018-10-08 16:17:21 by ucjtjst