APSB05135U Elective course - Intimate relationships
Intimate relationship is a ubiquitous phenomenon and is of great importance to human beings. In this course, we are going to talk about the following topics:
- How to distinguish intimate relationships with other kind of relationships (e.g., friends, family);
- How to measure intimate relationships and how to conduct studies in intimate relationships;
- Influential theories (e.g., evolutionary theory, attachment theory) in intimate relationships and how they guide research;
- How attraction evolves and how people choose their partners;
- Understanding the one’s emotions and behaviors within intimate relationships.
Overall, the course aims to provide some basic understanding about intimate relationships.
The goal of elective courses is an expansion or an additional perspective upon the psychological field. This is achieved through theoretical or empirical engagement in themes within or related to the psychological science. Elective courses can be taken in the Department of Psychology or in other departments.
Registration period: May 15 - June 1 / November 15 - December 1
International students can find information on course registration and deadlines at psychology.ku.dk.
- 5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignment, one weekActive participation: a minimum of 75 % attendance
Final exam: one-week assignment
The exam can only be taken individually, but the paper can be written in groups of maximum three students. Length of the paper: max. 8 pages for 1 student, max.12 pages for 2 students, max. 14 pages for 3 students.
- Exam registration requirements
For all elective subjects, a minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisites for submitting assignments. However, the teaching is based on full participation.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- passed/not passed
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
Criteria for exam assesment
- Class Instruction