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Short courses

Exploring Psychology


Course overview

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour. Explore the ways that psychologists study how people think, remember, develop and behave. Learn how psychologists apply their knowledge to understand, predict and sometimes control, human behaviour.

Summer University 2019 has now finished. We will be running a range of short courses as part of Winter University in January 2020. Our Winter University 2020 brochure will be available in November - please register your details here if you would like to receive a brochure when it is available.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content

Social psychology
Cognitive psychology
Evolutionary psychology
Individual differences
Abnormal psychology
Studying behaviour and research methods

How you are assessed

ICA 20% - a 500 word summary.

ECA 80% - a poster presentation (weighted 40%) and 1000 word essay (weighted 40%).


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed



2019 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291