Undergraduate: Level 4
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
10 August 2023
Requisites for this module
BA C841 Economics with Psychology,
BA C851 Economics with Psychology (Including Year Abroad),
BA C861 Economics with Psychology (Including Placement Year),
BSC C148 Economics with Psychology,
BSC C149 Economics with Psychology (Including Foundation Year),
BSC C158 Economics with Psychology (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C168 Economics with Psychology (Including Placement Year),
BENGH169 Neural Engineering with Psychology,
BENGH170 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Placement Year),
BENGH171 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Year Abroad),
BENGH172 Neural Engineering with Psychology (Including Foundation Year),
BSC H167 Neural Technology with Psychology,
BSC H168 Neural Technology with Psychology (including Year Abroad),
BSC H176 Neural Technology with Psychology (including Placement Year),
MSCIC998 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods,
MSCICB98 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods (Including Placement Year),
MSCICB99 Psychology with Advanced Research Methods (Including Year Abroad)
Applied psychology focuses on the professional practice associated with psychology. Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and how it dictates and influences our behaviour. It is about understanding what makes people tick and how this understanding can help us address many of the problems and issues in society today. This module will survey the various applied psychology disciplines and their underlying concepts.
The aims of this module are:
- To provide a survey of a range of applied psychology fields and their associated concepts. These fields include forensic, health, occupational, clinical and educational psychology.
- To develop students' understanding of the range of approaches available for applying psychology.
By the end of this module, students will be expected to be able to:
- Understand and evaluate the contributions of several main areas of applied psychology.
- Describe and evaluate some of the research and theories that support these applied areas.
- Evaluate how psychological theory is used to solve practical problems encountered by different types of applied psychologists.
No additional information available.
The module will be delivered via:
- Weekly 2-hour lectures.
- Tutorials - one per term to support coursework essay assessments.
Your learning is further supported by module resources that are available online via the University's Moodle platform.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course.
The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students.
Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
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Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Yan Gu, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Rick O'Gorman, email: email@example.com.
Dr Rick O'Gorman; Dr Yan Gu
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
Of 21 hours, 21 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.
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