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Pre-University Summer School Psychology (Module)

Module description

Are you fascinated by the study of the mind and the human brain? For psychologists, this is one of the most exciting and important areas of advancing medical science. This module will encourage you to think critically and adopt problem-based learning to see how insights from research can be applied to real world issues. Our Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience is one of the world’s leading centres for interdisciplinary research in psychiatry and psychology, and you will gain a valuable insight into this field of study. 

Ideal if you are considering undergraduate study in Psychology and related subjects, participants will be introduced to core aspects of studying Psychology at this level.

The course consists of approximately 30 contact hours with teaching taking place from Monday to Friday. 

Learning outcomes and objectives

By the end of the module, you should have:

  • experienced a variety of learning activities typical of a first year undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • built on your existing knowledge of core topics covered in a first year undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • carried out independent research on a given topic and produced a structured and well supported response to an assignment brief
  • worked collaboratively in diverse groups to produce a presentation

Staff information

Faculty from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London

Teaching pattern

  • Lectures

  • Seminars

  • Group activities

  • Assignments
  • Private study

Module assessment - more information

Assessment will consist of a written and oral component.

Key information

Module code 4ZSS9006

Credit level 4

Assessment coursework presentation/s

Credit value Students who complete this course will receive a certificate of participation rather than course credits.

Semester summer session 2

Study abroad module No