Psychology BSc

5.0 rating based on 5 ratings

Psychology BSc

    Enquire

    Please fill in your details below







    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      3 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Start Date:

      01 September 2019

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 12,750

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

    institution

    Course Summary

    The Psychology BSc degree program at York St John’s University is designed to be very research intensive, giving you not just an understanding of how and why people think, feel and behave the way they do but also how a responsible scientist conducts psychological research that is both unimpeachable and ethical on all levels.

    You’ll learn practical laboratory skills, and will participate in studies compliant to the British Psychological Society’s Code of Ethics. Not only will you learn the qualitative and quantitative techniques developed for psychology, you’ll learn the latest and most effective data analysis methods.

    The program takes advantage of the university’s extensive psychological laboratory facilities, which include psychometric testing equipment, EEG equipment and even a virtual reality rig with eye tracking capability.

    There will also be a series of guest lectures form an important name in the field (to be announced). In 2018, for example, the guest speaker was textbook author Richard Gross.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This program is typically delivered over three years at full time.

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • Biological Bases of Behaviour
    • Cognition
    • Current Psychology
    • Experimental Research Methods & Statistics
    • Exploring Social Psychology
    • Personality & Individual Differences
    • Survey Research Methods & Statistics

    Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Research Methods
    • Advanced Topics in Brain & Behaviour
    • Assessment of Individual Differences
    • Infant & Child Development
    • Investigating Cognition
    • Qualitative Research Methods
    • Social Psychology

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • Adolescent Development & Behaviour
    • Animal Behaviour & Comparative Psychology
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Concepts & Perspectives in Sport & Exercise Psychology
    • Contemporary Issues in Quantitative Psychology
    • Counselling Approaches in Psychology
    • Critical Social Psychology
    • Investigative Psychology
    • Language Development
    • Memory Improvement
    • Neuropsychology
    • Political Psychology
    • Psychology in the Light of Evolution
    • Research Paper
    • Theoretical Perspectives on Offending Behaviour

    In addition, from year 2 onward students will have the option of doing PAPD (Personal, Academic & Professional Development) work, participating in student and staff research projects of all kinds.

    Learning & Teaching

    York St John’s University uses a wide range of learning, teaching and assessment techniques. These typically include some lectures, but will me more focused on smaller seminar sessions, tutorials and practical skills workshops in the psychology labs. During the first year of the program, learning will be fully guided. However, as you progress you will become more and more responsible for your own independent learning. Support will be available at all levels.

    Career Possiblities

    YSJ’s Computer Science BSc degree program benefits from the same attention to detail and best industry practices which has earned YSJ a phenomenal 97% 6 month graduate employment rate and made it the #23 university in the country for graduate outcomes. Psychology graduates have taken up careers of all descriptions, including advertising, marketing, counselling, training and career development. Many choose to go on to Master’s level programs o to get their professional certification.

    Entry Credit

    Successful completion will result in a full BSc degree.

    Students must typically have been awarded 120 UCAS Tariff Points to apply. The full list of accepted qualifications can be found here.

    All classes are taught in English, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test. A good IELTS score would qualify, for example.

    Related Courses

    Reviews

    Please sign in to shortlist your item

    Login No, Thanks!

    Please sign in for add Review

    Login No, Thanks!