If you have an inquisitive mind and want to develop a scientific understanding of the mind, brain, behaviour, and experience, then this is the degree for you. The key areas within psychology covered in this programme include biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, and more. This degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means that graduates obtaining at least a lower second class honours degree will be eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS – the basic requirement to train as a professional psychologist.
36 – 72 months, distance learning
The programme syllabus is outlined below:
Introduction to Studying Psychology
Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
Introduction to Research Methods I
Introduction to Research Methods II
Key Studies in Psychology
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Personality and Intelligence
Brain and Behaviour
Advanced Topics in Cognitive Psychology
Contemporary Developmental Psychology
Mental Health and Illness
Graduating with a psychology degree opens up a truly diverse range of employment opportunities, including forensic psychology, educational psychology, and roles in areas such as human resources or counselling
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- A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level
- If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above
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