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The Certificate in Cognitive Psychology will provide you with an introduction to the most active area of modern psychology: Cognitive Psychology. You will explore how the ‘science of the mind’ developed, and learn about the modern tools that it employs, from well controlled behavioural experiments, to the neuropsychological study of patients.

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Assessment

How will I be taught and assessed?

This is a blended Certificate and the content, activities and interaction for each of the three units are both online and face-to-face. You will have access to resources, discussion forums, and course tasks within ICE Online. Teaching methods will include lectures, presentations by guest speakers and facilitators, interactive and experiential learning activities, reading and assignments to be completed by participants outside classroom sessions and online discussion forums.

All students are expected to take an active part in the course and submit work showing evidence of learning. In particular, you will be expected in each term to:

  • attend all the scheduled day-schools; 
  • participate actively in class work;
  • undertake reading and assignments set by the tutor;
  • access resources and submit assignments through ICE Online, the Institute’s Virtual Learning Environment.

 What is the status of this qualification?

The course is taught and awarded at first-year undergraduate level (FHEQ 4) and offers 60 credits within the Higher Education Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS). This is equivalent to half of the first year of full-time undergraduate study.

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Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. If your first language is not English, please refer to our Information for Applicants pages for further guidance.

Course dates

09 Oct 2017 to 31 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 year(s)

Apply by

04 Sep 2017

Course fee

£2,000

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
UK

Qualifications / Credits

60 credits at FHEQ4

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 12

Course code

1718CCB401