BIOLOGICAL BASES OF PSYCHOLOGY 1 (MM) - 2017/8

Module code: PSY1028

Module provider

Psychology

Module Leader

VIOLANTE I Dr (Psychology)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 4

JACs code

C800

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 22

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework ESSAY (4 PAGES) 25
Examination MCQ EXAM (90 MINUTES) 75

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1. demonstrate a basic knowledge about structure and function of the nervous system as listed below (K) K
Appreciate the many ways in which biopsychological research contributes to our understanding of  human behaviour, cognition, and motivations / emotions KC
Demonstrate an understanding of basic neuro-scientific methods used in modern biological psychology KC
Demonstrate an ability to critically assess application of these methods in published work KCT
Demonstrate a basic capacity to structure and write a critical evaluation of empirical work in biological psychology CPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for BIOLOGICAL BASES OF PSYCHOLOGY 1 (MM) : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/psy1028

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Sociology with Psychology BSc (Hons) 1 Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module

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