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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.

Summer University will run throughout June and July 2020. You can register your details here if you would like to receive a course brochure when applications open in May 2020. If you have any questions then you can reach us at

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

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* Subject to University approval


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: To be announced May 2020