Psychology in the world

What happens to you when you read – A new OpenLearn course

School academics Graham Pike and Zoe Walkington, alongside FASS colleagues Sara Haslam, Edmund King, and Siobhan Campbell, have created a new Open Learn course that sits on the cusp between Psychology, Literature and Creative writing. “What happens to you when you read” aims to introduce learners to some of the psychological processes and changes that… Continue reading What happens to you when you read – A new OpenLearn course

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A snapshot of our research: School academics present their work

Watch recorded presentations in which academics from the School talk about their current research. These presentations were part of the launch programme for the Open Psychology research centre https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/launch-event-talks From the CuSP research group: Sarah Crafter  Contestation at the Borderlands Between Migration, Childhood and Care: An Exploration of Child Language Brokers and Lone Child Migrants John… Continue reading A snapshot of our research: School academics present their work

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The Open Psychology research groups

Open Psychology, the research centre for the School of Psychology & Counselling, brings together many of the School's academics into three research groups: CuSP, FCRG and PHeW. What's their research about? Check out their webpages on the centre website and watch short videos about their interests and concerns  https://www.open.ac.uk/centres/psychology/home

Psychology, Psychology in the world

An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?

On the 26thJuly 2021 British Psychological Society (BPS) Members will vote at the AGM on a resolution that the Special Group in Coaching Psychology becomes a Division of Coaching Psychology.  If the resolution is successful, new Chartership pathways will become available for Coaching Psychologists which will impact on the UK and global coaching industry in terms of education, training and research.… Continue reading An historic moment for Coaching Psychology?

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Completing an MSc Psychology at the Open University

The MSc in Psychology has just two modules:  DD801 Principles of social and psychological inquiry (60 credits) DD803 Evaluating psychology research and practice (120 credits) After completing DD801 in June (or a previous year), students can take a break before starting DD803 in October. They will then immerse themselves in the study of recent research… Continue reading Completing an MSc Psychology at the Open University