Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Psychology

This programme will provide you with a contemporary approach to the study of the human mind.

This programme will provide you with a contemporary approach to the study of the human mind. You will gain a thorough understanding of human behaviour and learn to apply psychological science to a variety of contemporary and social challenges.

There is an emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistical analysis with content enriched by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.

As a graduate of this programme, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate a sound understanding of all the main areas of psychology.
  • demonstrate the ability to exercise critical judgement in the evaluation of research in the field.
  • apply a critical understanding of essential concepts, principles and research in psychology, and critically evaluate the results, in the context of loosely defined scenarios, using structured arguments based in empirical evidence.
  • demonstrate the ability to produce a substantial piece of original or empirical research work including, for example, study design, data collection, analysis and reporting.

Programme structure, modules and specification

The BSc Psychology consists of:

  • Eight 15-credit compulsory modules at FHEQ Level 4
  • Eight 15-credit compulsory modules at FHEQ Level 5
  • Six 15-credit compulsory modules at FHEQ Level 6
  • One 30-credit Research Project*

* Please note the research project relates to 45 credits overall split into 2 elements:
One 15 credit Research project preparation module
One 30 credit Research project

As you progress through your BSc studies, you may apply for an intermediate qualification or qualifications: Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) and/or Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) in Psychology.

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*Will be made available subject to approval

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