BSc (Hons) Psychology

Abertay University
Scotland, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 47,779
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 72,314

Entry Requirements

English and Maths: 

  • All applicants must have passes in English and Maths in any of the following: SQA Standard Grade 1-3, National 5 grade A-C, Intermediate 2 grade A-B, GCSE grade A-C.

Year 1:

  • Higher AABB; A Level BBC; ILC (H) A2A2B2B2; BTEC Extended Diploma DDM; International Baccalaureate 30
  • Essential subjects: None‌
  • AHEAD - successful completion of the relevant stream of our AHEAD programme

Year 2:

  • Advanced Higher: AAB (to include Psychology)
  • A Level: AAB (to include Psychology)

English Language Requirements:

  • ALTE: 4
  • ECL Test (English): C1
  • IELTS: 6.0 (no individual test lower than 5.5)
  • Pearson Test of English: 59
  • TOFEL: 80(IBT)

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Globalisation and Society
  • History and Social Change
  • Individual in Society
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 1
  • Introductory Psychology 1
  • Introductory Psychology 2
  • The Thinking Module

Year 2

  • Biological Psychology
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Lives in Digital Worlds
  • Psychological Research Methods 2
  • Social Research Methods
  • Crime Deviance and Society
  • Thoughts on Psychology

Year 3

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Individual Differences
  • Research Methods in Psychology 3
  • Social Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Asymmetries of Brain and Behaviour
  • Evolution of Mind: Origins of Human Intelligence
  • Social Influences in Psychology and Law
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Vision Science

Year 4

  • Language and Communication
  • Psychology Honours Project
  • Advanced Biological Psychology: The Science of Attraction
  • Advanced Biological Psychology:Human Evolutionary Psychology
  • Advanced Forensic Psychology
  • Advanced Psychology: Psychology in Education & Health
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Evidence Based Investigative Interviewing
  • Person perception across the lifespan
  • The Implicit and Explicit Mind
  • Work Based Review

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