Foundations of Biological and Cognitive Psychology is a compulsory module for all students taking a psychology degree route. The module will cover the conceptual and historical issues of the different approaches to psychology. This module provides students with a foundation in essential ideas within the areas of biopsychology and cognitive psychology.
The module will supply students with a knowledge and understanding of the theory and methods of biological and cognitive psychology. During the module students will be introduced to a number of different topics delivered through weekly lectures, workshops and seminars. Running in conjunction with the ‘Foundations in Social and Developmental Psychology’ module, this module will provide level 4 students with a holistic underpinning to the major approaches in psychology. They shall also provide students with grounding in the methodological and ethical proceedings in psychology.