Psychology 4H Single: Sleep And Circadian Timing
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Behavioral Science, Psychology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2.5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units1
Hours & Credits
This course will examine the biological, psychological and social impacts of disruption of sleep and circadian timing focusing on mechanism of action and treatment.
Main Assessment In: April/May
This course aims to provide an overview of current study within the fields of sleep and circadian timing. It will examine the biological, psychological and social impacts of disruption of sleep and circadian timing focusing on mechanism of action and treatment.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
- recognise the physiological and psychological mechanisms responsible for healthy sleep and circadian timing;
- identify the main areas where breakdown in healthy sleep systems may occur;
- recognise the health and psychological sequelae of disorders of sleep and circadian timing;
- relate in both scientific and lay terms the impact of sleep and circadian timing in daily life.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
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