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Module

PSY1012 : Introduction to Psychology for Joint Honours

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Mrs Billie Moffat-Knox
  • Lecturer: Mrs Sophia Daoudi
  • Owning School: Psychology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The aims of the module are.
•       To introduce research, study, and IT skills that are essential for a degree in psychology.
•       To teach, through practical experience, research design and statistical techniques for psychology
•       To describe different approaches that have been taken historically to answering key questions in psychology
•       To support the transition into the academic environment through study groups facilitated by final year student mentors.

Outline Of Syllabus

Lectures, practicals and workshops will cover several topics, including:
•       IT and library skills
•       Literature searching, referencing and plagiarism
•       Essay writing for psychology
•       The history of psychology
•       An introduction to research methods and ethical principles
•       Quantitative and qualitative analysis
•       Writing lab reports

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable