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Biological Basis of Behaviour

Our Biological Basis of Behaviour short course examines the relationship between biology, behaviour and mental processes, in particular the role of the brain and nervous system. It is specifically designed for anyone interested in biology and human behaviour. You will also assess whether the study of animal behaviour helps us understand our own behaviour.

    This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:

    30 credits at level 4

    • Entry requirements

      Entry requirements

      Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students. You may have to fulfil specific prerequisites for some intermediate-level or advanced-level courses, but these will be specified where relevant.

      As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

      International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

    • How to apply

      How to apply

      You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.

    First class: Mon 05-Oct-20 1.30pm-3.30pm

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    Please note that timetables are not yet confirmed for short courses starting in the Spring or Summer terms

    Class location Central London
    Class code FFPS024S4CCB

    This class has already started. You can no longer enrol on this class.

    First class: Thu 08-Oct-20 7pm-9pm

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    Please note that timetables are not yet confirmed for short courses starting in the Spring or Summer terms

    Class location Central London
    Class code FFPS024S4ACB

    This class has already started. You can no longer enrol on this class.

    First class: Fri 15-Jan-21 7pm-9pm

    Check class timetable

    Please note that timetables are not yet confirmed for short courses starting in the Spring or Summer terms

    Class location Central London
    Class code FFPS024S4BCB