You will take 120 credits of modules per year, 60 in each semester. Each 10 credit module listed below comprises 100 learning hours and has up to three contact hours per week, in the form of lectures, tutorials, seminars, and practical classes. You will also spend time engaged in independent study.
Begin your journey into this fascinating subject. Discover the main approaches to psychology (Abnormal, Cognitive, Developmental, Biological and Social) and learn how to conduct psychological research.
Develop your understanding and research skills in modules such as Individual differences and Health, Brain and Behaviour, Social Psychology, Language, Developmental Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods. Apply your knowledge in practical classes such as Neuroscience and Personality.
Year 3 (optional placement year)
Set your studies in context and enhance your employment prospects by selecting from a wide range of UK or overseas placement opportunities. Discover more below.
Conduct a final year research project in an area of interest with individual support from a member of staff (40 credits).
You will also take a further 8 modules that will fit your interests and career goals.
Modules may include:
- Auditory Perception
- Mind & Brain
- Understanding Language Impairments
- Psychology of Illness
- Education, Research and Practice
- Social Cognitive Neuroscience
- Brain Imaging
- Affective Disorders
- Intergroup Conflict and Prejudice
- People and Health Care
- Basics of Joint Attention
- Psychology of Asthma & Allergy
- Appetite: Development & Regulation
- Investigative Interviewing
- Research into Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Psychology of Alcohol
- Neural Control of Appetite
- Applying Psychology: a Collaboratively-Created Course
- Educational Neuroscience