Undergraduate Course: Psychology 1 (PSYL08001)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||An introduction to the main areas of contemporary scientific psychology, with lectures covering: biological, differential, developmental, social, memory, perception, language and research methods, .
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| LEARNING OUTCOMES
On completion of each section of the lecture course, students should be able to:
-Define key psychological concepts and illustrate them with relevant examples.
-Understand basic theoretical questions and arguments.
-Outline the types of research methods used in addressing these questions.
-Summarise some classic and some recent findings.
-Discuss how these findings relate to theoretical questions and arguments.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||A quota of 315 students: students with degrees including Psychology will be seeded and so have priority access.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Tutorials and lab contributions and research participation.
Students are required to attend 8 tutorials and to contribute 8 hours as participant via the Research Participation Scheme.
|Course organiser||Dr Adam Moore
Tel: (0131 6)50 3369