Core Module Information
Module title: Individual Differences 1

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: PSY07100
Module leader: Ethan Shapiro
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Psychology

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

In this module, you will be introduced to Individual Differences as a core field within Psychology. You will study theories and models that aim to explain how and why individuals are different to each other in areas such as motivation, diversity, and mental health. You will further develop skills in researching psychology, statistical analysis, communication, critical thinking, and other academic skills.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Describe key concepts relating to theories and models covered on the module.

LO2: Identify strengths and limitations of key theories and models covered on the module.

LO3: Explain research methods used to investigate individual differences.

LO4: Apply at least one theory from the module to a practical issue.

LO5: Demonstrate skills in statistical analysis and interpretation.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Judith Okely
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 11
Face To Face Tutorial 10
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 6
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 10 1,2,3,4,5 2 HOURS= 00.15
Report 40 1,2,3,4,5 6 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Essay 50 1,2,3,4,5 13 , WORDS= 2000
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
PSY07100 Individual Differences 1