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Module

PSY3029 : Psychological Enquiry 3: Psychological Literacy and Professional Skills

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Patrick Rosenkranz
  • Lecturer: Dr Amy Fielden
  • Owning School: Psychology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 5
Semester 2 Credit Value: 5
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

Psychological Enquiry 3 is the final in a series of modules designed to support student’s development of academic and professional skills as well as psychological literacy. Psychological literacy is defined as “the general capacity to adaptively and intentionally apply psychology to meet personal, professional and societal needs”. This module builds on previous Psychological Enquiry modules and furthermore draws on knowledge and skills gained from the wider degree programme. It provides the opportunity to develop and evidence competencies in preparation for life after graduation.

Outline Of Syllabus

Weekly interactive lectures and workshops on topics including:
•       Applying psychology to meet your personal and professional needs.
•       Planning your career.
•       Critical and scientific thinking in the 21st century.
•       Enhancing your social media presence,
•       Using psychology to live a healthy, ethical and meaningful life.
•       Intercultural competence and working with diversity.
•       Coding and computer skills for psychologists.

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