Psychology BSc With Placement Year

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Psychology BSc With Placement Year

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 19,815

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Reading’s Psychology BSc degree program is a great opportunity to learn psychological theory from acknowledged experts in the field, as well as clinical skills in a genuinely patient-facing context.

    The university maintains three separate in-house NHS psychology clinics and an internationally recognised facility for developing evidence-based psychological treatments, and you’ll have access to all this and more to prepare for your career or academic future.

    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 is a 4 year program for most students.

    Year 1:

    In your first year, you will focus on themes of perception, learning and development and neuroscience. Your core modules will consist of:

    • Psychological research
    • Perception
    • Introduction to neuroscience
    • Developmental psychology
    • Cognition and learning

    You’ll also choose from among electives such as:

    • Work placement
    • Skills for psychology
    • Psychology at work
    • Debates in psychology
    • Clinical psychology
    • Applied psychology

    Year 2:

    In your second year, you will learn more about the research techniques behind modern psychology, as well as selecting modules which will inform your own specialties and later research.

    You’ll take modules such as:

    • Research methods and data analysis
    • Careers in psychology

    You will also choose from elective modules like:

    • Typical and atypical development
    • Personality and social psychology
    • Neuroscience
    • Developmental and social psychology
    • Cognition and neuroscience
    • Cognition

    Year 3:

    This year will consist of a paid placement in a research lab, on-site NHS clinical facility or another organisation more conducive to your chosen career path.

    Year 4:

    In addition to your 4th year studies, you may opt to spend a single term studying abroad in Canada, the US or Australia, or spending the entire year at Reading’s Malaysian campus.

    Core modules:

    • Public engagement
    • Project
    • Contemporary issues

    Elective modules:

    • Visual perception
    • Typical and atypical reading
    • The developmental psychopathology of anxiety
    • Social cognition
    • Self-control
    • Science of emotion
    • Reward dysfunction in clinical disorders
    • Psychology and neuroscience of meaning
    • Nutritional psychology
    • Multilingualism and impairment
    • Motivation and performance in organisations
    • Memory and the self: past, present and future
    • Language in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Human motivation
    • Health psychology
    • Forensic psychology 1: managing offending behaviour
    • Emotion, empathy and their disorders
    • Electrophysiology of language
    • Early lexical development
    • Developmental neuroscience
    • Controversies in cognitive neuroscience
    • Cognitive neuroscience of attention and working memory
    • Cognitive neuropsychology of ageing
    • Cognitive and affective neuroscience
    • Child bilingualism
    • Bi-multilingualism and cognition
    • Behavioural economics
    • Autism Spectrum conditions
    • Attachment and offending behaviour
    • Adaptive control of thought
    • Active vision

    Learning And Teaching

    The University of Reading’s teaching strategy focuses both on improving its curriculum on an ongoing, feedback-led basis to encourage student engagement and employability and on improving the value of the learning experience itself with curricular and co-curricular programs which support students academically and personally.

    Career Possibilities

    This program is fully accredited by the British Psychological Society, and is a route to Chartered Membership in that body. Graduates have gone on to work as psychologists on schools and charities, the NHS and the civil services. Others have become researchers or gone on to study higher degrees.

    Entry & Credit

    Entry Requirements for Uk and EU-Nationals:

    Applicants for the University of Reading’s Psychology program must typically have achieved at least 3 A Levels at ABB or better (ideally in Psychology and/or another science), but other qualifications are accepted.

     

    Entry Requiremnets for overseas (Non EU) students:

    You must have equivalent academic achievements to those required for UK and EU students. The different qualifications accepted by the University of Reading can be found here.

    In addition you must be able to show that you are fluent in written and spoken English. An IELTS level of no less than 6.5 overall and no individual section at less than 5.5, but other proofs are accepted. For more details, see here.

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