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BSc Psychological sciences and techniques

This interesting and highly useful BSc (Hons) degree course will let you analyse human choices, emotions, motivations, and beliefs through essential methods of research and data analysis. The students will examine the current issues in clinical, cognitive, social, and developmental psychology, as well as behavioural neuroscience to gain an insight into the reasons behind people’s behaviour. This BSc course can lead to successful careers in psychology, as well as other areas, such as education, forensic sciences, marketing, health, and occupational psychologies.

Entry requirements

  • 1) British school leaving qualification (A-levels/International Baccalaureate) or equivalent overseas qualification
  • 2) IELTS standard requirements for non-native English speakers
  • 3) We consider direct entry

Learning outcomes

Psychology is a broad discipline and our programme offers a range of transferable analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a systematic understanding of research methods in psychology, including qualitative and observational research methods, and the design and advanced statistical data analysis of experimental and correlation based research. They will learn how to analyse, evaluate (using evidence-based reasoning), and appreciate the concepts within cognitive psychology, biological psychology, theories of personality, group influences and decision-making, and developmental psychology.

Students will leave with the ability to understand and use the English language with precision, orally and in writing, in order to make effective oral and written presentations which are coherent and comprehensible.

Graduates will develop a range of other pervasive skills including: making relevant use of numerical and statistical information, conducting electronic research and appropriate use of the internet to locate relevant information, producing work which is presented and formatted using standard software packages, working cooperatively and professionally with others.

Professional profiles:

Psychology graduates are qualified to take up a wide range of careers, and many continue in psychology taking our BSc course as the first step towards postgraduate training and careers in clinical, forensic, educational or occupational psychology. Others may enter a career in which their knowledge of psychology is a useful foundation, including but not limited to broadcasting, journalism, human resource management, marketing, social work, the Probation Service and the Civil Service. Other past graduates have also gone on to jobs in industry and commerce, computing, the police and local government.

The course prepares students for the following professions:

  • Psychotherapist
  • Counsellor
  • Social worker
  • Psychology teacher
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Recruiting Consultant

 

DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY
GRADUATION CLASS L – 24 PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNIQUES
STUDY PLAN A.A. 2016/2017

FIRST YEAR

SSD

DISCIPLINE

CREDITS

M-PSI/01

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 9

M-PSI/04

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

9

M-PSI/03

PSYCHOMETRICS

9

M-PSI/02

PSYCHOBIOLOGY

9

SPS/07

GENERAL SOCIOLOGY

9

M-DEA/01

CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

9

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

6

TOTAL CREDITS

60

SECOND YEAR

SSD

DISCIPLINE

CREDITS

M-PSI/02

ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF PSYCHIC ACTIVITY

9

M-PSI/05

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

9

M-PSI/07

DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY

9

INFORMATICS

6

M-PSI/06

WORK PSYCHOLOGY

9

M-PSI/08

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

9

M-PED/04

EXPERIMENTAL PEDAGOGY

9

TOTAL CREDITS

60

THIRD YEAR

SSD

DISCIPLINE

CREDITS

BIO/09

BEHAVIOURAL PHYSIOLOGY ( PHYSIOLOGY OF BEHAVIOUR)

9

SECS-P/07

M-PSI/08

BUSINESS ECONOMICS or HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY

9

9

M-PSI/01

PSYCHOLOGY OF THE PERCEPTION

9

SPS/10

M-PSI/07

SOCIOLOGY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE TERRITORY.

or

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

9

9

ELECTIVE COURSE

9

ELECTIVE COURSE

9

FINAL TEST

6

TOTAL CREDITS

60