Course Information
CodeΨΥ-ΓΑΓ 002
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600014536

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 295
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSForeign Language216

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students' language proficiency should be at B2 level, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Foreign Languages (CEFR).
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: • understand theories, complex notions and terms related to psychology as these are presented and analyzed in English academic textbooks and research articles • become familiarized with advanced lexical and syntactic structures used in academic texts of the discipline of psychology • become familiarized with the conventions of academic discourse in written texts of the discipline of psychology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course “English II”, as a continuation of the course “English I”, aims at furthering students’ knowledge of the current trends of the discipline of psychology through the use of more advanced academic discourse found in textbooks and research articles. Branches of Psychology covered are: Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology. Through the texts used, students will develop skills leading to academic literacy so that students will be able to: a. function in a broader academic community where English is a lingua franca and b. acquire the language skills they will need to become members of the discourse community of psychologists as well as more general skills that are necessary for their professional development.
Social Psychology, Psychopathology. Academic Discourse
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of zoom and moodle platform (e-learning).
Student Assessment
Testing through moodle platform (e-learning)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Short, J. (2010). English for Psychology. Reading: Garnet Publishing.
Additional bibliography for study
Franzoi, S. (2000). Social Psychology. New York: McGraw Hill. Gorenstein, E.E. and R.J. Comer. (2002). Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology. NY: Worth Publishers. Holmes, D. (2001). Abnormal Psychology. Addison-Wesley. Journal: American Psychologist.
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