Perspectives on Consciousness

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Perspectives on Consciousness

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Please note that students will not be able to enroll in combination with PSY020N256Y

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Assessment: portfolio (2000 words) [100%]
    This module aims to enable students to develop a grasp of some of the important debates that underpin psychology as a discipline. The module will focus on the core psychological themes of self, consciousness and behaviour exploring each from a variety of perspectives (e.g. critical, social constructionist, phenomenological, cognitive, realist, biological). The module will therefore encompass debates between different perspectives on the core topics of self, consciousness and behaviour and in so doing seek to develop an understanding of (and a capacity to evaluate) the ideas that lie behind these different perspectives.

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