COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 2 (MM) - 2018/9
Module code: PSY2026
This module will deepen students’ understanding of theories, methods and findings of studies in perception and cognition through attending a series of lectures and completing a coursework essay.
GENTLE JM Dr (Psychology)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 5
JACs code: C850
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Pre-requisites are Biological Psychology 1 (MM), Cognitive Psychology 1 (MM) and Developmental Psychology 1 (MM)
Weekly lectures will cover theories and findings related to topic areas such as:
Thinking and reasoning
Reading and comprehension
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||ESSAY (6 PAGES)||50|
|Examination||EXAM (60 MINUTES)||50|
- Help you develop knowledge in the area of cognitive psychology
- To learn to use your knowledge of cognitive psychology to form a persuasive argument
|1||An understanding of the nature and scope of research in cognitive psychology||K|
|2||An awareness of the theoretical approaches that have been used to describe and explain behaviour in this domain||KCT|
|3||An ability to present evidence of reasoning and analytical skills that will enable them to critically evaluate research using these approaches||CPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 128
Lecture Hours: 22
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Help you develop knowledge in the area of cognitive psychology.
Help you learn to evaluate and use your knowledge of cognitive psychology to form a persuasive argument.
The learning and teaching methods include:
Lectures (11 weeks, 2 hours each week)
In-class discussion and learning exercises
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY 2 (MM) : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/psy2026
Programmes this module appears in
|Sociology with Psychology BSc (Hons)||2||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
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