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Course overview Psychology is a fascinating science concerned with the study of the mind and behaviour . It has links with a variety of disciplines such as the biological, computer and forensic sciences, as well as with the humanities such as sociology, philosophy and literature. A number of areas of Law , including criminal law , medical law and law of evidence , have strong links with Psychology . The common factor linking people who study Psychology is curiosity and the search for knowledge. There are a number of reasons why you may wish to study Psychology . Psychology is exciting: for example, is there a relationship between psychological disorders and brain biochemistry ? Psychology is challenging: for example, does psychotherapy help people overcome psychological problems such as depression and anxiety ? Psychology is useful: psychology has a broad range of real-world applications in everyday life, ranging from stress , health , mental illness , artificial intelligence and human-machine interaction , to personal development , social interaction and the environment, to name but a few. Psychology offers good career prospects. The main topics will include social, cognitive, developmental and individual differences psychology as well as relevant research methods. You will be encouraged to evaluate theories and research methodologies critically and to be aware of the philosophical debates, issues and controversies inherent in the discipline. Year one core modules Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology Social and Developmental Psychology Law in Practice I: The Legal System and Legal Skills Key Skills for Psychology Year two course modules Criminal Law Research Techniques for Psychology Year three core modules Professional and Historical Issues Law of the European Union Major Project in Psychology or Law Year one optional modules Foundations of the Law of Tort Introduction to the Law of Obligations An Introduction to Public and European Law An Introduction to Public International Law Law of Contract Year two optional modules Biopsychology Contemporary Social Psychology Essential Health Psychology Learning, Memory and Perception Lifespan Development Personality, Intelligence and Psychometrics Consumer Law Family Law Human Rights Law Independent Learning Module Introduction to Employment Law Issues in Medical Law Law of Business Associations Law in Practice II - Fact Investigation and Analysis Law of Property I Law of Property II Learning from Work Experience Socio-legal Issues in Sport Year three optional modules Abnormal Psychology Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology Clinical Psychology: Behavioural and Biological Approaches Consumer Psychology Critical Issues in Health, Illness and Disability Developmental Disorders Emotion and Consciousness Forensic Psychology Language and Thought Stress and Health Administrative Law: Legal Regulation of Governmental Action Commercial Law Conflict of Laws in a Business Context Criminology Fundamental Elements of Business Taxation General Principles of Insolvency Independent Learning Module International Business Law International Environmental Law Interviewing and Negotiation Issues in the Law Relating to Children Law of Evidence Law of Succession Legal History: Law and Society 1640-1800

Course overview Psychology is a fascinating science concerned with the study of the mind and behaviour . It has links with a variety of disciplines such as the biological, computer and forensic sciences, as well as with the humanities such as sociology, philosophy and literature. A number of areas of Law , including criminal law , medical law and law of evidence , have strong links with...

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