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First Year Tutorial Registration
Student will be asked to register for psychology tutorials in week 3 of term. Tutorial sign up with take place on Blackboard. Please check your NUIG email regularly for information on psychology classes and sign-up details.
PS122 Introduction to Psychology I
(Semester 1, 5 ECTs). This module covers Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Learning and Social Psychology and is assessed by two assignments.
PS124 Introduction to Psychology II
(Semester 2, 5 ECTs). This module covers Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology and Personality Psychology and is assessed by two assignments.
PS137 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (module for BA Connect students only)
(Semester 1 and 2, 5 ECTs). Delivered one hour a week for nine weeks in Semester 1 and 2 in lecture theatre. One continuous assessment in Semester 1, one in Semester 2, and research participation.
PS1103 Introduction to Research Methods and Practical Skills in Psychology (module for GY101 and GY104 students only)
(Semester 1 and 2, 10 ECTs). Delivered one-two (variable) hours a week for nine weeks in Semester 1 and 2 in lecture theatre. Two continuous assessments in Semester 1, two in Semester 2, and research participation
For additional information, please see Blackboard.
Gazzaniga, M. (2018). Psychological science. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.
Support Services at NUI, Galway
Training courses in computer skills are provided by the university’s Computer Services (ground floor at the back of the Arts Concourse) during the early weeks of Semester 1. Students are urged to avail of these courses to acquire or enhance the necessary computer skills. Please familiarize yourself with the range of student services through the NUI, Galway website.
If you should require support at any time during the semester, or find yourself going through a time of crisis, please contact the University’s counselling service (087 6644299), or approach any member of academic staff, who will ensure that you are directed to the appropriate service. The Student Services website also provides links to many services available to you as a student.
Due to the very large numbers of students who take psychology, and the number of staff who are involved in delivery of the programme, we would request that you contact us in the first instance at the following e-mail address: email@example.com. Your query will then be passed to the relevant staff member who will respond promptly.
Dr. Sinéad Conneely
Ms. Miriam Lohan
School Secretary, School of Psychology
Arts Millennium Building Extension (AMBE), NUI Galway
Tel: 091 493454; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Anne Marie Keane
School of Psychology
Arts Millennium Building Extension (AMBE), NUI Galway.
Tel: 091 493097; E-mail: email@example.com