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Personality Psychology

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

Why is one person so different from another? Why are some people outgoing and some shy? Why are some people careful and others careless? These and other questions about personality traits are at focus in Personality psychology. Personality psychology tries to explain people’s behavior from a broad perspective and studies the patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior that makes each person unique. The course covers a range of theoretical perspectives on Personality, and both historical and modern views of Personality psychology are introduced.

Brief contents: Personality theories and models, Personality psychology as a science, research, health, pathology, genes, environment and social context

Application and eligibility

Personality Psychology, 7.5 hp

Starts

Lectures begin on week starting 28 October 2019

Ends

Lectures end during the week of 13 January 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

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

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F2145

Application

Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se. Application deadline is 15 January 2019.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK11,625

Total fee

SEK11,625

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