Personality - SP529

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn
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6 15 (7.5)
Canterbury Spring
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6 15 (7.5) DR KCA Dhont

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

Not available as a ‘wild’ module

2017-18

Overview

The personality module examines different perspectives on the study of personality from Allport to the present day. The aim is to provide the student with a comparative and critical review of the major theories in personality and the research and findings that stem from them. Teaching will be by lectures and seminars.

Details

This module appears in:


Contact hours

1 two-hour lecture per week plus 2 one-hour seminars during the term

Method of assessment

This module is assessed by 60% examination and 40% coursework. The coursework is formed of one essay.

Preliminary reading

The module reading list can be found online at the reading list pages here : http://resourcelists.kent.ac.uk/index.html

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of personality and individual differences
Critical thinking
Development of writing skills, such as clarity
Development of reading skills
Time management and preparation
Organization of information in a clear way

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