This course is typically delivered over 4 years, including a year spent in professional placement. Below you can find a list of the required modules delivered in each year. Of course, you will have the ability to select many electives to specialise your education, especially in the 2nd and 4th years.
This year will provide a transition from school to university level learning, as well as provide a grounding in the basics of psychology and psychological research.
- Biological Psychology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Language and Memory
- Psychological Research
- Research Methods in Psychology
- Social Psychology 1
In year second year, you will explore psychology in more depth as well as picking up important skills in statistical analysis and research design.
- Abnormal and Clinical Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Perception, Attention and Action
- Psychological Research Skills
- Social Psychology 2
- Thinking, Emotion and Consciousness
Year 3 (Professional Placement):
This year will be spent in a working placement either in the UK or overseas, in one of a number of approved facilities. These typically include industry, counselling centres, rehabilitation clinics, external research units, hospitals or prisons. All placements are arranged with the support of the Careers and Employability team.
This year will be largely dedicated to a supervised research project. It will be conducted individually, but under the supervision of the academic staff. You will also be able to take up to 6 highly specialised optional modules.