Introduction to Psychology
This module introduces psychology as an empirical, behavioural science. The aim is to provide students with a broad overview of the different fields in psychology. The emphasis of the course is two-fold: first, so that students appreciate the diversity and richness of the psychology discipline; second, to acquaint students with the important principles, theories, concepts and findings in psychology. Topics covered include the biological bases of behaviours, developmental psychology, social psychology, cognitive psychology, and abnormal psychology.
Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 2-1-0-0-7
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week