PSYPRO4316 - Personality Psychology 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Assignment 100/100 A

Course content

This is an advanced course in personality psychology (theory and method). Course materials and lectures covers important theories of personality, mainly related to normal psychology. Important concepts and research findings are dicussed, including the impact of heredity and environment on personality development, the relationship between personality, health and work, and topic of normal vs abnormal personality. Development of capacity for independent reflection in these areas is emphasized.

Learning outcome

The student has broad knowledge of the principal theories of personality with emphasis on normal psychology.
The student has continued and deepened their knowledge related to the key concepts and issues in relation to the level of the course PSY1016.
The student has broad knowledge of personality in relation to inheritance and environmental factors in relation to personality development, and to the relationship between personality, health, and work and normal functioning.

Students can reflect independent in relation to the field of personality psychology.

General competence:
The student can exchange views and experiences with others who have a background in the field.
Students can communicate in writing and discuss key theories, issues and discussions in the field

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminar.
Some lectures might be given in English.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Required previous knowledge

PSYPRO4116 or the equivalent.

Course materials

To be announced when semester starts.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4050 7.5 01.09.2011
PSY2016 7.5 01.09.2011
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology



Examination arrangement: Assignment

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Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A INSPERA
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Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 A INSPERA
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