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Cognitive Psychology for the Study Programme for University Diploma in Psychology, 7.5 Credits

Swedish name: Kognitiv psykologi för psykologprogrammet

This syllabus is valid: 2022-01-03 valid to 2022-08-14 (newer version of the syllabus exists)

Course code: 2PS142

Credit points: 7.5

Education level: First cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Psychology: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements

Grading scale: Pass course only, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Department of Psychology

Revised by: Head of Department of Psychology, 2021-10-07

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A

Form of instruction

The teaching is in the form of lectures, seminars/group exercises, and lab experiments. Teaching may be given online. Attendance to one lab is mandatory and there are at least three opportunities during the course. A learning platform is used to distribute information and to turn in assignments.

The right to receive teaching and supervision applies only during the time the course, for which the student is registered to, is ongoing. The course is given in English.

Examination modes

The examination of the course consists of an individual written examination and a written assignment in groups.
Examining elements are indicated in the schedule. All existing teaching within the course can be subject for examination. Decisions on any deviations from the current form of assessment will be made by concerned Examiner.

Grade for the course / each module of the course will be assigned when the written test / tests and all mandatory elements are approved. The possible grades are 'Pass with distinction',' Pass' or 'Fail'. Students are entitled to rewrite the same examination five. Students who do not pass the regular examination should be provided an opportunity for further examination according to the University's "Regulations for tests and examinations at the undergraduate and graduate levels." A student who has failed two tests for a course or a part of a course, is entitled to have another examiner appointed, unless there are specific reasons against it (HF 6 Chap. 22 §). Requests for new examiners are made to the head of the department of Psychology. Students have the right to be tested on the same curriculum as the regular examination at least two occasions up to two years after the first registration.

Deviations from the form of examination in the syllabus can be made for a student who has pedagogical support due to disabilities. Individual adjustments of the examination form is determined based on the student's needs. The examination form is adjusted within the framework of the expected learning outcomes of the syllabus. After a request from the student the examiner shall, in consultation with the course coordinator and study counselor, promptly decide on the adjusted form of examination. The decision is then to be announced to the student.


Valid from: 2022 week 1

Cognitive psychology
Gilhooly K. J., Lyddy Fiona M., Pollick Frank
New York : McGraw-Hill : 2014. : xxi, 553 pages :
ISBN: 9780077122669 (paperback) :
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