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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.

This course has now started.

Starts Monday 20 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

You can apply for up to three Winter University courses on the same application form. If you wish to change your choice or add additional modules after you have submitted your application then please email us at to let us know.

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



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 20 January, Mondays for eight weeks, 6.00pm - 9.00pm